drive mapping on a mac

Posted on 2011-05-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hello all, I have the follwing drive mappings as an example.  I am trying to replicate these mappings on a mac.  Can someone help!

net use u: \\\users\userfolder /USER:fcumc\username saturn97
net use x: \\\public /USER:fcumc\username saturn97
Question by:jwebster77
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    you need to prepare a mount point at first, I would recommend /Volumes/
    sudo mkdir -p /Volumes/share
    sudo chmod -R 777 /Volumes/share <- this is to allow other users on machine to use mount point
    mount_smbfs //fcumc; /Volumes/share

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    Hi, thanks for the info.  Where do I prepare said mount point?  What app do I use to do this, etc.  Thanks!
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    Hi jwebster77
    Use Terminal - it can be found under Applications -> Utilities, or by searching with spotlight.

    Type or copy+paste the commands that robertcerny mentioned above.
    sudo mkdir -p /Volumes/share
    sudo chmod -R 777 /Volumes/share <- this is to allow other users on machine to use mount point
    mount_smbfs //fcumc; /Volumes/share

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