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mount share in terminal

Posted on 2009-05-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-21
I'm looking for 1 line of code to mount to an apple share that I can connect to using afp://macosxserver/public/ as guest.

I think the command is something like
osascript -e 'mount volume "afp://macosxserver/Public"'
Question by:LouisSanchez
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Expert Comment

ID: 24357165
I think you actually need to do this /sbin/mount -t afpfs //ServerName/shareName "/Volumes/shareName"

Author Comment

ID: 24363399
I keep getting "mount: realpath /Volumes/testdrive: No such file or directory

Expert Comment

ID: 24456616
mkdir /Volumes/public; mount_afp "afp://;AUTH=No%20User%20Authent@macosxserver/public" /Volumes/public/

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Oops, forgot a space. try:

mkdir /Volumes/public ; mount_afp "afp://;AUTH=No%20User%20Authent@macosxserver/public" /Volumes/public/


umount /Volumes/public

to disconnect from it.

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