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Old 06-28-2012, 12:01 AM
Jonathan Nieder
Default Bug#679256: cannot use mount.cifs to mount a subfolder of a windows server share without having access right to the share itself

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forwarded 679256 https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8950


aldebarab@gmx.net wrote:

> With kernel 3.2.xx you will no longer be able to mount a subfolder
> of a Windows 2003 Server share if you don't have access right to the
> share itself (of course the user must have access right to the
> subfolder).
> This is also a problem when using some NAS Devices, which give a user only
> access rights to a subfolder of a share.
> The reason of this is known upstream (see the 8 th reply to
> http://samba.2283325.n4.nabble.com/Trouble-with-mount-cifs-while-smbclient-works-Ubuntu-12-04-tp4631671p4631800.html)
> but doesn't seems to be easily fixable.

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