Mount CIFS/Windows Share on Fedora

Mount CIFS/Windows Share on Fedora

first thing to do is login to a command prompt, and switch to root

do yum install cifs-utils

hit yes

from here we need to make a folder to mount to

mkdir /mnt/Windows

now we need to set to mount on startup

vi /etc/fstab

we are going to mount our windows Archive Share

add this line to the config file:

substitute ipaddress, username/password for an account that would have credentials to that share

save + quit once done (esc and then :wq)

*** CAUTION *** The next command will REMOUNT ALL FILESYSTEMS, do in OFF-BUSINESS HOURS!

issue the mount -a command

as we can see, our windows share has mounted

cd /mnt/Windows

do a LS, we should be able to see all our files/folders

that’s it!

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