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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Connecting from a Linux/FreeBSD

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/its/started/mavdisk/connecting/connectlinux.html

FreeBSD mount command

Note: you must have root access or permission to mount on the local computer.

Personal Folder

mount -o -I=mavdisk.mnsu.edu -t smbfs //username@mavdisk/username$ /mnt

Campus Folders

mount -o -I=mavdisk.mnsu.edu -t smbfs //username@mavdisk/msu /mnt

Linux /etc/fstab

Note: you will need cifs file system support enabed in your kernel and the smbfs package installed.

Personal Folder

//mavdisk.mnsu.edu/username$ /mountpoint/on/your/machine cifs defaults,auto,uid=1000,gid=1000,credentials=/file/with/your/password.fstab,users

Campus Folders

//mavdisk.mnsu.edu/msu /mountpoint/on/your/machine cifs defaults,auto,uid=1000,gid=1000,credentials=/file/with/your/password.fstab,users

Linux mount command

Note: you must have root access or permission to mount on the local computer, cifs file system support enabled in your kernel and the smbfs package installed.

Personal Folder

mount -t cifs -o user=username //mavdisk/username$ /mnt

Campus Folders

mount -t cifs -o user=username //mavdisk/msu /mnt