How do I securely automount a CIFS drive when a user logs in to GNOME desktop?

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Issue

  • We need a more secure method than using a pam_mount module of having a CIFS drive/directory automatically mounted and available in Gnome's file browser, Nautilus, upon a user logging in.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x
  • Gnome 3.x
  • Nautilus 3.x

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