Managing SMB Mounts in Your Local Environment

The following table points to the tasks that a regular user can perform to manage SMB mounts.

Task Description For Instructions

Join your SMB client to an Active Directory (AD) domain.

You can use the kclient command to join your SMB client to an AD domain.

How to Join a Kerberos Client to an Active Directory Server in Managing Kerberos in Oracle Solaris 11.4

Find the shares that are available on an SMB server in your domain.

View the shares from a particular SMB server, which you can mount on a directory that you own.

How to Find Available SMB Shares on a Known File Server

Mount an SMB share on a directory that you own.

Use the mount command to mount the share on a mount point that you own.

How to Mount an SMB Share on a Directory You Own

View the list of SMB shares that are mounted on the system.

View the list of mounted SMB shares.

How to View the List of Mounted SMB Shares

Unmount an SMB share from a directory that you own.

When you no longer need access to an SMB share, you can unmount it.

How to Unmount an SMB Share From a Directory You Own

Store a persistent password to be used for authentication.

When you store a persistent password, you can bypass the manual authentication required each time that you want to mount a share from the specified server.

Storing SMB Persistent Passwords

Use a PAM module to store a persistent password to be used for authentication.

Use this optional functionality only in environments that do not run AD or Kerberos but which synchronize passwords between Oracle Solaris clients and their SMB servers.

Configuring the PAM Module to Store an SMB Persistent Password

Delete a persistent password.

If you no longer want to store a persistent password, delete it.

Deleting an SMB Persistent Password