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Does /etc/fstab need to be world readable?

I would like to put network share mounts in /etc/fstab, but by default that file is world-readable which allows everyone to read the credentials I put into the mount options. Is it safe to make ...
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Mount an NFS share as non-root in fstab

A tomcat server that is run as root (i.e. web app using port 80) needs access to an NFS share to store uploaded files, which the root account does not have access to. Unsurprisingly, when the web ...
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Problems Mounting NFS Shared Drive Using Fstab (Ubuntu - Lucid Linux)

Currently I have clients hooked up to a server through NFS such that user home folders mount to the clients (if you want more info on that, let me know). I am trying to set up a shared drive, in ...
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fstab and cifs mounting, possible to store authentication information outside of fstab?

I am currently using cifs to mount some network shares (that require authentication) in /etc/fstab. It works excellently, but I would like to move the authentication details (username/pass) outside ...
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Write to windows share mounted in Ubuntu

I used to mount a windows share in Ubuntu server, with an entry in fstab: //data/SharedFolder /media/SharedFolder/ smbfs user,defaults,credentials=/root/.creds,uid=root,gid=root 0 0 /root/.creds is ...
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Need Help with fixing permissions in mounted Drive

I am trying a lot still my problem is not solved. I have a partion called Server and inside it i have 5 folders like Folder 1 FOlder 2 Folder 3 I am mounting the drive on startup by using ...