allow cifs system users to attach to a linux box

Ian A Taylor iat at st-andrews.ac.uk
Thu Nov 13 14:04:34 UTC 2014


Sir/Madam


I am looking to configure my linux box, such that

  A user whose home space is on a Windows (cifs) system

Can gain access

I suspect I need to alter entry in auto.home

But I am not clear of the format of the line that goes in their.

In particular, I am not sure, how I tell the entry in auto.home
to resolve the uid/gid of each particular user

Any help would be sincerely appreciated


Thanking you.

Yours sincerely



Ian Taylor
University of St.Andrews,
School of Physics & Astronomy,
North Haugh,
St.Andrews,
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