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smb login
« on: June 25, 2008, 06:58:02 PM »
Hi, I'm having an issue with permissions on OSX 10.5.3.

Our network (and supervisor) is set up on a Linux machine on Samba (i.e. smb://mf/live_jobs). Everything works fine on our PC's but I'm getting errors relating to permissions when submitting jobs using workers on osx.

The drives are mounted through the finder and I've saved the user and password into the keychain on qubeproxy.

If I'm logged on as qubeproxy and connected on to 'mf/live_jobs' the job runs successfully. If I'm not logged on as qubeproxy it fails.

I've tried adding the mount into login items for qubeproxy and I've tried writing an applescript to run on start up but no joy which both work when you login to qubeproxy but don't seem to be good enough for the Qube daemon.

I've done this:

I've also tried this:


this is out of date for 10.5 as netinfo no longer exists:

I've also looked at 'Directory Utility' in apps but there doesn't seem to be any way of automounting through smb.

Anyone know anything about automounting smb or why qube doesn't like my other methods??



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Re: smb login
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2008, 03:02:49 AM »
While I had some trouble getting the SMB mounts to work in their own auto.smb map, I was able to reference this article and use the fstab to do essentially the same thing:

You'd change the url to use "smb" instead of "cifs," and you can either link the /Network/Servers directories, or modify the auto_master to have -fstab entries mount under a different directory.