We have a Windows 2003 fileserver here on a domain. I've been
mounting it via Linux for a couple years now. Some time in the last
three months it stopped working. Perhaps some patch was applied that
broke things? I have no idea what's causing it but I always get a
permission denied error message.

root@snikt(/mnt)
:mount q-drive/
mount error 13 = Permission denied
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)

here is the line from my /etc/fstab that has worked for quite a while.

//10.1.0.5/Departments /mnt/q-drive cifs
user=baker_s,dom=corp1net,password=[password],uid=500

Talking to the Windows admin (I'm all Linux) it looks like the
server doesn't like my username/password!?! I *know* the password is
correct I've tried it on other (Windows) boxes and it works fine. Am
I missing something silly?

Event Type: Failure Audit
Event Source: Security
Event Category: Logon/Logoff
Event ID: 529
Date: 4/2/2007
Time: 8:29:55 AM
User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: PLUTO
Description:
Logon Failure:
Reason: Unknown user name or bad password
User Name: baker_s
Domain: corp1net
Logon Type: 3
Logon Process: NtLmSsp
Authentication Package: NTLM
Workstation Name: \\10.1.1.1
Caller User Name: -
Caller Domain: -
Caller Logon ID: -
Caller Process ID: -
Transited Services: -
Source Network Address: 10.1.1.1
Source Port: 0


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Scott Baker - Canby Telcom
RHCE - System Administrator - 503.266.8253
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