allow cifs system users to attach to a linux box

Scott Blair scott.blair at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 19:23:42 UTC 2014


On Thu, 2014-11-13 at 14:04 +0000, Ian A Taylor wrote:
> 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,
> Fife  KY16 9SS,
> Scotland.
> 
> e-Mail :- iat at st-and.ac.uk
> Tel    :- (0)1334-463141
> Fax    :- (0)1334-463104
> 
> The University of St Andrews
> is a charity registered in
> Scotland : No SC013532.
> 

Are talking about dual booting a system
with Windows and Linux. Then setting the
home directory in Linux to the home
directory in Windows? Or are talking
about 2 different computers, one
running Linux, another running Windows.
Then setting the Linux Home directory
to the Windows directory on another
computer?


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Scott Blair

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