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Storing passwords for SMB shares
Authored by: james_sorenson on Nov 29, '01 03:01:18PM

I use the .nsmbrc file as well. However, you do NOT want to put in your
password as plain text.
In the terminal, run your password through this command:
smbutil crypt mypasswordhere
It will return a line of text that starts with $$.
Put that line of garbled text into the password field in your .nsmbrc file.
Works the same, but with added security.

as for mounting the server on login, I dragged my network directory onto the
Finder toolbar. Click on it, and it will log you in using the .nsmbrc file.
Not perfect, but it works well enough, for now.



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Storing passwords for SMB shares
Authored by: bumpui on Feb 04, '03 03:20:28PM

Hi
it always asks me for a password whatever I do
smb://user:password@server/share
or in
.nsmbrc
Why?
Kay



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