[arch-general] Permission Denied cifs mount

Florian Pritz bluewind at xinu.at
Sat Mar 30 09:49:45 EDT 2013

On 29.03.2013 19:35, Squall Lionheart wrote:
> Hello,
> I perform pacman -Suy updates each Monday on my system and ever since the
> 25th, I have not been able to mount shares from a local Samba server.  My
> mount.cifs binary has the setuid bit and the mountpoint I am trying to
> mount to has permissions of 770 with owner and group set to my users.  I
> have tried mounting manually as both my user and root and get the same
> error.  The response from attempting to mount is:
> # mount -t cifs //sambaserver/Music Music
> mount error(13): Permission denied
> Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)
> The entries I have in /etc/fstab look like:
> //sambaserver/Music    /mnt/sambaserver/Music           cifs
> rw,users,guest,noauto,uid=1000,gid=100  0       0

Try adding sec=ntlm

Linux has recently switched the default to ntlm3 and afaik guests don't
work with that. Might also be a samba issue, no idea.

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