Difference between revisions of "Automount (OS X)"

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=== /etc/fstab ===
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<pre>
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# nidump fstab . > /etc/fstab
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</pre>
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* Column One: Remote mount point
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* Column Two: Local access point -- a symbolic link to the actual local mount point
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** '''/private/var/automount''' contains the real mount point
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** '''/Network/Servers''' is recommended for the link location as the links will be visible in '''Network:Servers''' in the '''Finder'''.
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* Column Three: Protocol for file system: afp, hfs, nfs, smbfs, etc.
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* Column Four: options - the '''net''' option flags that it is not a static file system
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<pre>
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# niload -m fstab . < /etc/fstab
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</pre>
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=== Links to Automount Information and Notes ===
 
=== Links to Automount Information and Notes ===
  
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[http://tomayko.com/writings/NFSAutomountOSX  Persistent NFS Automounting Under OS X 10.3]
 
[http://tomayko.com/writings/NFSAutomountOSX  Persistent NFS Automounting Under OS X 10.3]
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[[Category: OS X]]
 
[[Category: OS X]]

Revision as of 14:01, 19 March 2013

/etc/fstab

# nidump fstab . > /etc/fstab
  • Column One: Remote mount point
  • Column Two: Local access point -- a symbolic link to the actual local mount point
    • /private/var/automount contains the real mount point
    • /Network/Servers is recommended for the link location as the links will be visible in Network:Servers in the Finder.
  • Column Three: Protocol for file system: afp, hfs, nfs, smbfs, etc.
  • Column Four: options - the net option flags that it is not a static file system
# niload -m fstab . < /etc/fstab



Links to Automount Information and Notes

Using automount on Mac OS X]

Automounting Sharepoints at Startup

Persistent NFS Automounting Under OS X 10.3