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MAC OSX NFS automount

By on September 27, 2018 in Technology with No Comments

Run the following command to become root user.

sudo su -

Run the following commands to create the mount file and set the permission.

touch /etc/auto_nfs;chmod 644 /etc/auto_nfs

Add the following line to the file you just created /etc/auto_nfs

echo "/data -fstype=nfs,noowners,nolockd,noresvport,hard,bg,intr,rw,tcp,nfc nfs://nfs01.lax.aofl.com:/nfs/data/fastlane" >> /etc/auto_nfs

Run the following command to add the auto_nfs settings to the auto_master file. This sets up auto mount so it mounts on boot.

echo "/- auto_nfs -nobrowse,nosuid" >> /etc/auto_master

Run the following command to mount the NFS share

automount -cv

The following command will verify that the NFS is now mounted.

mac-pro:etc root# df -h /data
Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity iused ifree %iused Mounted on
nfs01.lax.aofl.com:/nfs/data/fastlane 9.8Ti 5.7Ti 3.7Ti 61% 63676877 606625331 9% /data

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