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how do i mount an external drive specific to the user logged in

asked 2014-11-04 05:38:45 -0600

Kimberleyc gravatar image

I have 3 users on fedora 20, each have their own external samba drive. How do i configure fedora so if user 1 logs in (to gnome), it mounts external disk 1, if user 2 logs in, it mounts disk 2 and the same for user 3 ?

I tried .bashrc and a script in etc/profile.d but i found that only works when terminal is opened, and repeats again every time a terminal is opened.

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It sounds like automount is what you want to set up. The man pages for systemd.automount would be a place to start for getting it set up.

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answered 2014-11-04 19:12:10 -0600

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updated 2014-11-04 20:13:29 -0600

add a lines like this in your /etc/fstab

// /mnt/disk1 cifs x-systemd.automount 0 0

// /mnt/disk2 cifs x-systemd.automount 0 0

// /mnt/disk3 cifs x-systemd.automount 0 0

then the right of files in disk1 can be restricted to user1

you can use autofs instead howto

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