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mkautosmb makes the local SMB network browsable from Linux. Here are some key features of "mkautosmb": · Autodetects hosts and sh
mkautosmb makes the local SMB network browsable from Linux.
Here are some key features of "mkautosmb":
Autodetects hosts and shares on local (windows) network.
Support for CIFS.
Auto-discovery mode. No PDC required (but can be used also).
Handles hosts with multiple IPs; the one on the current sub net will be used.
Sets up autofs configuration for automatically mounting shares.
Creates virtual hierarchy, e.g. /net using symbolic links, so shares are visible when browsing.
Possible to specify several diffrent mounting options, including set login, file/dir mask uid and gid.
Excluding, by pattern, of whole hosts or specific shares.
Multi-threaded for really speedy updates.
What's New in This Release:
Fixes to mount options for cifs. Note: in some kernels (at least in 2.4.22), cifs does not recognize mount option 'credentials' although it should.
Added invocation of modprobe during check for file system support.
If no file systems are found to be supported, mkautosmb will abort.
Added patch provided by Martin �erstr�. Fixes/Reimplements discovery mode. Now using nmblookup broadcast instead of smbtree.
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