Archive for January 6th, 2010

Mounting A Windows File Share On Linux

To mount a Windows file share on Linux, first create the file share on Windows and give the appropriate permissions to the user. Then, on Linux you want to do the following: Create a directory for the mount point mkdir -p /mnt/windows/backups Use the mount command to mount the Windows share: mount -t cifs //yourwindowsserver/backups...
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SSH Login No Password Prompt

Sometimes on Linux, you want to automatically login to a machine using ssh without being prompted for a password. How do you set this up? First you need to generate a public/private key pair on the server you will be connecting from, lets call it SERVERFROM ssh-keygen -t rsa You could also use -t...
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