Can CIFS credentials be applied in /etc/fstab?

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Issue

  • How to use a CIFS credential file to mount shares automatically with /etc/fstab.
  • Need to take passwords out of /etc/fstab.
  • How to give a passowrd which contains some delimiter characters such as comma (,).

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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