Bug 4541 - mount.cifs(8) should mention "workgroup=" in the credential file
mount.cifs(8) should mention "workgroup=" in the credential file
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Docs
Other Linux
: P3 normal
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: 4713 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-04-24 08:58 UTC by Christian Perrier
Modified: 2009-01-09 04:27 UTC (History)
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Very crude patch to fix this bug (325 bytes, patch)
2007-04-24 08:59 UTC, Christian Perrier
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Description Christian Perrier 2007-04-24 08:58:50 UTC
This is Debian bug #400734:

man 8 mount.cifs suggests that a credentials file can only contain
username and password fields.

It can, however, actually also include a workgroup field.

Which is important if a Windows file server suddenly stops accepting
user@domain as username but insists on username user and workgroup
Comment 1 Christian Perrier 2007-04-24 08:59:57 UTC
Created attachment 2406 [details]
Very crude patch to fix this bug

Attached is a (very crude) patch aimed at fixing this documentation ossue.
Comment 2 Karolin Seeger 2009-01-08 09:52:11 UTC
*** Bug 4713 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Karolin Seeger 2009-01-09 04:27:41 UTC
Fixed with commit 1f7e09ea in master.
Will be in the next releases.

Thanks for reporting!