- Launch NetInfo Manager; it is located in the
- Authenticate by clicking on the lock in the lower left corner.
- Click on the
- Click on "New+" icon. An item named
"new_directory" will appear.
- Double-click on the value
"new_directory" for the
"name" property and change it to
You can use the IP address, the hostname or the fully qualified hostname in place of servername.
- Select "New Property" from the "Directory" menu. Set the property name to
"vfstype" Set the value to:
"url" if this is an AFP or SMB mount point or
"nfs" if this is an NFS sharepoint.
- If this is an AFS mount point, an SMB mount point or you have options to pass for an NFS mount point then select "New Property" from the "Directory" menu. Set the property name to "opts".
- If this is an AFS mount point then set the "opts" value to:
- If this is an SMB mount point then set the "opts" value to
- If this is an NFS mount point then set the "opts" value to the NFS mount options you require
- If this is a dynamically mounting mount point then insert a new "opts" value of
- Select "New Property" from the "Directory" menu. Set the property to
If this mount point will mount dynamically, set the value to
If this is a statically mounted point, set the value to
- Select "Save Changes" from the "Domain" menu.
- Either restart the computer or
from the shell run:
sudo kill -1 'cat /var/run/automount.pid'
- Verify that the sharepoint mounted correctly in the appropriate location in the /Network directory.
See also: http://www.bombich.com/mactips/automount.html
and http://wolfpaulus.com/journal/mac-tips/mountshare.htmlOSX:MountNFSatBoot is mentioned on: OSX