Mount UNC path different user

Andrey Repin
Sun Dec 2 11:20:00 GMT 2018

Greetings, john doe!

> How can I do the following on Cygwin?:

> /sbin/mount.cifs //server/share /mount-point -o user=different-user

> In other words, how can I mount a windows share with a specific user ?

You can't. Cygwin is not a kernel module, it's a userspace program, and Cygwin
mounts are bind mounts.

net use \\server\share /user:chosen\user *

Then you can use Cygwin mount to place the shared directory wherever you want.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Sunday, December 2, 2018 14:07:21

Sorry for my terrible english...

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