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cifsmount(1M)							 cifsmount(1M)

       cifsmount, cifsumount - mount and unmount CIFS filesystems

       [options] //server/share mount_point

       [options] server:/share mount_point


       and  are	 part of the software bundle.  For detailed information, refer
       to the HP CIFS Client Administrator's Guide and Release	Notes,	avail‐
       able at

       maps mount_point--the absolute path of an existing directory on the HP-
       UX host--to the directory share on server.  Users on the local host who
       authenticate  themselves	 to  server (see cifslogin(1)) may then access
       the remote share at the local mount_point.  The server-share  pair  are
       referred to as a "mounted object".

       terminates the mapping between mount_point and share.

       Most  of the functionality provided by these commands is also available
       through	the  CIFS  filesystem-specific	options	  to   mount(1M)   and
       umount(1M);  see	 mount_cifs(1M).   Only	 users with root privilege can
       mount or unmount CIFS filesystems.  Root users with accounts on	server
       can  mount and login in a single step by specifying the or options (see

       CIFS mounts can be displayed by any user with the commands cifslist(1),
       mount(1M), and bdf(1M).

       recognizes the following options:

	      Mount remote filesystem as read-only.

	      Use only this  ipaddress	to  establish  the  TCP	 connection to
			     server.  This option causes the  CIFS  Client  to
			     bypass  all  name-resolution  procedures for this
			     mount request, and supersedes  any	 corresponding
			     setting of the parameter ipAddress in the config‐
			     uration file.

	      Login to	     server as username.  If this option is not	 used,
			     but  is  specified, the CIFS Client transmits the
			     user's HP-UX login name  as  the  remote  account

	      Use this	     password  to login to server.  If this option and
			     are not used, but is specified, prompts the  user
			     for  password.  The option should be used only if
			     necessary, because	 command-line  parameters  may
			     appear  in the output of ps(1).  This option pro‐
			     vides the possibility of passing  a  dynamically-
			     generated password to the server.

	      For a login request, this option specifies to
			     server  that  the user should be authenticated in
			     the given CIFS domain.  This  argument  overrides
			     any domain setting in the configuration file.

	      Do not prompt for
			     password.	 This  option  may be used if the user
			     does not have a  password,	 or  to	 force	"auto-
			     login"  for this request (see the Administrator's
			     Guide  for	 detailed  information	on  auto-login
			     methods available with the CIFS Client).

	      Read	     password  from  stdin (implies This option may be
			     useful when using from a shell script or  another
			     program. The option is insecure for this purpose,
			     because ps(1) can show command-line parameters of
			     running processes.

	      Transmit	     password  unencrypted.   This  is a security risk
			     and should be used only if the  server  does  not
			     allow password encryption.

	      Store the mounted object, the
			     mount_point,  and	other  pertinent  data	in the
			     mount database, such that the mount will be auto‐
			     matically established whenever the CIFS Client is

			     If login credentials are specified with
			     and the login succeeds, store the server name and
			     the  user's  login	 credentials in the user data‐
			     base, such	 that  the  user's  future  logins  to
			     server  can be established automatically (without
			     invoking when the user  attempts  to  access  the
			     local  directory  at  which a share on the server
			     has been mounted.

			     Saving mounts and logins can be useful, for exam‐
			     ple,  for	automounting, and for running programs
			     via cron(1M) that cannot ask the user for a pass‐

			     The  CIFS Client does not store unencrypted pass‐
			     words in the user database; this option cannot be
			     used  for	servers	 that  do not support password

			     See cifsdb(1M) for more  information  on  storing
			     CIFS Client mounts and logins.

recognizes the following options:
	      Unmount all CIFS filesystems.

	      Force; do not send requests to the server (useful if
			     server is down).

The following options are recognized by both

	      Show short help.

	      Show version information.

       Mount the share on the server at the local mountpoint in mode:

       Mount  the  share  on  the  server at the local mountpoint and login to
       using the remote-account name such that prompts for password:

       Umount the object mounted at

       and were developed by Objective Development Software GmbH and  Hewlett-

       CIFS Client mount database
       CIFS Client user database
       CIFS Client configuration file

       cifsdb(1M), cifslist(1), cifslogin(1), mount_cifs(1M).


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