You can easily access CIFS share from Linux and mount them as a regular filesystem. SMB2.1 support added. The mount.cifs utility attaches the UNC name (exported network resource) specified as service (using //server/share syntax, where "server" is the server name or IP address and "share" is the name of the share) to the local directory mount-point. Consider specifying vers=1.0 or vers=2.0 on mount for accessing older servers kernel: CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -95 Trying to mount the same share by specifying vers=1.0 completes successfully. Follow-up: Windows clients can access it easily. 2. I tried adding mount -a command in the /etc/rc.local after editing the /etc/fstab but to no avail. password - specifies the CIFS password. After Kernel update default SMB version is set 2.0. // is created by Samba. Default has changed to a more secure dialect, SMB2.1 or later (e.g. Hence, the existing CIFS mounts without vers parameter may not work. Bug fixes (rename fix, dfs security fix) 3.8. default authentication mechanism strengthened, moved to ntlmv2 (ntlmv2 in ntlmssp) smb2.02 support added. I'm probably being really dim here but I'm struggling to mount a cifs share using the minimal Centos 6 x86 installation. Prior to Kernel 4.12.14-95.16, any CIFS mount which has vers parameter not specified uses default SMB version (which is 1.0). Common Internet File System is an application-level network protocol mainly used to provide shared access to files, printers, serial ports, and miscellaneous communications between nodes on a network. 3. The reason it doesn't work is that the network is not ready before the mount -a is executed.. As others have mentioned the issue is that fstab drives are mounted even before the network is up. From Kernel 4.12.14-95.16, the default SMB version is changed from 1.0 to 2.0. 3.7. mount error(95) Operation not supported 에러 시 vers=1.0 명령어 추가 mount -t cifs -o user = 'testuser' ,password = 'P@ssw0rd' ,vers = 1 .0 // /data SMB3), from CIFS (SMB1). Normally I would just make sure I've installed samba-client and be done with it. nounix - Disable the CIFS Unix Extensions for this mount. user - specifies the username to connect as. If I do a smbclient -L servername I get results back of a list of the shares I need to mount. Options to mount.cifs are specified as a comma-separated list of key=value pairs. A SLES 12SP4 client is mounting a cifs share from Dell/EMC VNX 5400 storage After updating the kernel to 4.12.14-95.32 the cifs mount fails with: CIFS: Attempting to mount //server/SHARE [83577.276715] No dialect specified on mount. // has guest access. You can mount remote folders from remote servers (such as network computers or other Synology NAS devices) to navigate and manage the mounted folders via File Station. I also had the same issue regarding auto-mounting a network drive at boot. 1. From mount.cifs docs. ... Click Tools > Mount Remote Folder > CIFS Shared Folder. Any ideas? cifs.ko module size reduced nosharesock mount option added 3.9. Environment. A. This can be useful in order to turn off multiple settings at once. This includes POSIX acls, POSIX locks, POSIX paths, symlink support and retrieving uids/gids/mode from the server.