Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 213954
Using smb:// as custom location when connecting to server doesn't save info
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:31:04 EST
Description of problem:
Using smb:// as custom location when connecting to server doesn't save info such
as the domain name or your password even if you click "save in keyring." I
realize that you can (and probably should) use a service type of "Windows
Share", but this used to work (and should, I think).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select Places-> Connect to Server
2. Select Custom Location
3. Specify a URI of the form smb://host/share
4. Type in domain and password, click on save password in keyring
5. Next time you open that vfs share, it should only require you to open your
Forces you to type domain name and password every time.
it should only require you to open your keyring
Thats very weird, how you type in the uri has nothing to do with how the keyring
and auth works.
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