FreeNAS CIFS mount: Credentials

sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ cat /etc/issue
Debian GNU/Linux 8 \n \l

sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ id -u sm0ketst
1000
sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ id -g sm0ketst
1000

sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ sudo cat /etc/fstab | grep wd4tbv1
//freenas/wd4tbv1 /mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1 cifs rw,users,noauto,file_mode=0664,dir_mode=0775,iocharset=utf8,vers=3.0,cache=strict,acl,posixpaths,serverino,acl,rsize=1048576,wsize=65536,uid=1000,forceuid,gid=1000,forcegid,credentials=/home/sm0ketst/.smbcredentials 0 0


sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ sudo mkdir -p /mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1

sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ l .smbcredentials 
-rw-r----- 1 sm0ketst sm0ketst 61 Dec 31 13:28 .smbcredentials

sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ cat .smbcredentials 
domain=FREENAS
username=sm0ketst
password=<passwordhere,no quotes even with blanks/special chars>

sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ mount /mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1/
sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:~$ cd /mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1/
sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:/mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1$ touch imamonkey.here
sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:/mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1$ mkdir monkeys.here
sm0ketst@latitude-6430u:/mnt/freenas/cifs/wd4tbv1$ ls -la
total 1028
drwxrwxr-x 2 sm0ketst sm0ketst    0 Dec 31 13:44 .
drwxr-xr-x 4 root     root     4096 Dec 31 13:38 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 sm0ketst sm0ketst    0 Dec 31 13:44 imamonkey.here
drwxrwxr-x 2 sm0ketst sm0ketst    0 Dec 31 13:44 monkeys.here