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Re: [Samba] setuids mount option broke

From: Scott Lovenberg <scott.lovenberg_at_nospam>
Date: Sat May 29 2010 - 12:11:26 GMT
To: Derek Simkowiak <>

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Derek Simkowiak <> wrote:
> I can mount it using these options in /etc/fstab... note the use of
> "setuids" here:
> //cst6/testhome /testhome cifs
> iocharset=utf8,credentials=/root/cst6_password.txt,setuids 0 0
> Does it work if you change 'setuids' to 'suid'?

  Is there anything else I can try? Looking at this earlier post, it seems
> like maybe "setuids" is not even a supported option anymore...?
> The client code has been moved out of the samba package recently. In the
current release of the client (the client is now released separately from
the samba suite, but the two aren't in sync yet) the setuid functionality is
deprecated (but can still be enabled at compile time). At the moment the
option is being called 'legacy'; I don't know if the functionality is being
dropped or upgraded/redesigned, though.

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