Author Topic: automount in OSX  (Read 1983 times)


  • Calf
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automount in OSX
« on: September 27, 2009, 04:42:53 pm »

Has anyone had any luck using automount in snow leopard for OSX? I have several users on the same system, and adding auto mounts via each person's login is a pretty dumb and time consuming way to do it. I'd just like to add the share's to an fstab or whatever is legal these days so the shares are always automatically mounted when any user logs in.


this actually works, sort of:


afp://       /Volumes/share          afp     rw,auto         0 0


then i do automount -vc

but that only makes a dir, then I need to sudo mount -av and its mounted - but perms are for root:wheel, so other users can't access it correctly.


What am I missing?





  • Calf
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Re: automount in OSX
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2009, 05:17:52 pm »
   Beginning with Leopard, I've found that my linkstation automatically shows up in the sidebar in finder.  I had difficulty with this for a short period of time following a firmware update, and realized it was because they were on different workgroups.