While users can individually access remote shares through their file managers, it may be required in some cases to import a specific share for it to become immediately available for all users. We'll go through an example showing you how to import a directory from a Windows® machine.
Choose a Server. Clicking on the Search servers button scans the local network for machines which currently share directories (including the local one). We'll choose one of them and make it available locally for all users.
Procedure 12.1. Choose a Share
Allows you to set a user name and password to access that SMB mount point. Other permissions and advanced settings can also be set through this button. Make sure you set at least the username, or leave all options empty to use defaults.
Import Share on Each
When you're finished
configuring the access points for remote directories, click on
/etc/fstab file (where mount point information is
usually stored). Click on to make the share
configurations persistent between sessions. Click on
to exit without saving your changes.