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OSX:MountNFSatBoot

  1. Launch NetInfo Manager; it is located in the /Applications/Utilities folder.
  2. Authenticate by clicking on the lock in the lower left corner.
  3. Click on the /mounts directory.
  4. Click on "New+" icon. An item named "new_directory" will appear.
  5. Double-click on the value "new_directory" for the "name" property and change it to "servername:/export"
    You can use the IP address, the hostname or the fully qualified hostname in place of servername.
  6. 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.
  7. 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".
  8. If this is an AFS mount point then set the "opts" value to:
    url==afp://;AUTH=NO%20USER%20AUTHENT@servername/sharepoint
  9. If this is an SMB mount point then set the "opts" value to
    url==smb://<your_username>:<your-password>@<servername>/<export>
  10. If this is an NFS mount point then set the "opts" value to the NFS mount options you require
  11. If this is a dynamically mounting mount point then insert a new "opts" value of "net"
  12. Select "New Property" from the "Directory" menu. Set the property to "dir"
    If this mount point will mount dynamically, set the value to "/Network/Servers/"
    If this is a statically mounted point, set the value to "/Network/sharepoint"
  13. Select "Save Changes" from the "Domain" menu.
  14. Either restart the computer or
    from the shell run:
    sudo kill -1 'cat /var/run/automount.pid'
  15. 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.html

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