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I'm using the following command to mount a network drive:

sudo mount -t cifs // -o username=user,password=pass /mnt/fileserver

I've verified that the location, username, and password are all correct with the network administrator. But I'm not able to access it via /mnt/fileserver

I should point out that the destination folder is on a windows file server.

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Is the Windows file server part of a domain? If so, you may need to use domain\user for the username.

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I can mount another shared folder on this computer with a different user and using /shared instead of /web –  Webnet Sep 30 '10 at 18:59
Permissions on /shared may be open to the Everyone group instead of a Domain Users or some other group which requires a domain username. I would guess /web is locked down further than /shared is. –  Mike Sep 30 '10 at 20:28

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