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VMWARE-HGFSMOUNTER

VMWARE-HGFSMOUNTER

Section: Open VM Tools (8) Updated: 2010-04-08
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NAME

vmware-hgfsmounter - program for mounting HGFS shares

 

SYNOPSIS

mount.vmhgfs SHARE DIRECTORY [ -o OPTIONS ]
vmware-hgfsmounter SHARE DIRECTORY [ -o OPTIONS ]

 

DESCRIPTION

This is a console-based mount helper application. It mounts the HGFS share, specified by name, to a local directory. Share names must be in host:dir format.

 

OPTIONS

uid=ARGUMENT
mount owner (by uid or username)
gid=ARGUMENT
mount group (by gid or groupname)
fmask=ARGUMENT
file umask (in octal)
dmask=ARGUMENT
directory umask (in octal)
ro
mount read-only
rw
mount read-write (default)
nosuid
ignore suid/sgid bits
suid
allow suid/sgid bits (default)
nodev
prevent device node access
dev
allow device node access (default)
noexec
prevent program execution
exec
allow program execution (default)
sync
file writes are synchronous
async
file writes are asynchronous (default)
mand
allow mandatory locks
nomand
prevent mandatory locks (default)
noatime
do not update access times
atime
update access times (default)
nodiratime
do not update directory access times
adirtime
update directory access times (default)
ttl=ARGUMENT
time before file attributes must be revalidated (in seconds). Improves performance but decreases coherency. Defaults to 1 if not set.

 

EXAMPLES

This command is intended to be run from within /bin/mount by passing the option '-t vmhgfs'. For example:

       mount -t vmhgfs .host:/ /mnt/hgfs/

       mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo /mnt/foo

       mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo/bar /var/lib/bar

 

SEE ALSO

vmware-checkvm(1)
vmware-hgfsclient(1)
vmware-toolbox(1)
vmware-toolbox-cmd(1)
vmware-user(1)
vmware-xferlogs(1)
libguestlib(3)
libvmtools(3)
vmware-guestd(8)
vmware-user-suid-wrapper(8)
vmblock(9)
vmci(9)
vmhgfs(9)
vmmemctl(9)
vmsock(9)
vmsync(9)
vmxnet(9)
vmxnet3(9)

 

HOMEPAGE

More information about vmware-hgfsmounter and the Open VM Tools can be found at <http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/>.

 

AUTHOR

Open VM Tools were written by VMware, Inc. <http://www.vmware.com/>.

This manual page was put together from homepage materials by Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
HOMEPAGE
AUTHOR

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