Manage shared folders

You access the Shared Folder Management screen from the Network Configuration screen. Use the Shared Folder Management screen to view shared folders, export local shared folders, and mount NFS or CIFS remote folders.

View shared folders

Use the View shared folders option to view external shares currently mounted on the system.

  1. On the Network Settings screen, type S, Shared Folder Management.
  2. The Shared Folder Management screen is displayed.
  3. Type V, View Shared Folders.
  4. A list of shared folders is displayed.

Export local folders

Use the Export local folders option to view external shares currently mounted on the system.

  1. On the Network Settings screen, type S, Shared folder management.
  2. The Shared Folder Management screen is displayed.
  3. On the Shared Folder Management screen, type E, Export local folder.
  4. Follow instructions on the screen.

1  # See the exports (5) manpage for a description of the syntax of

2  # this file.

3  # This file contains a list of all directories that are to be

4  # exported to other computers via MFS (Network FileSystem).

4  # This file used by rpc.nfsd and rpc.mountd. See their manpages for

5  # details on how to make changes in this file effective.

6  #

7  # Sample /etc/exports file

8  #/dir/to/export  host2.mydomain.com(ro,root_squash)

9  # <export>       <host1>(<options.) <hostN>(<options>) *(<options>)

10 #

Manage NFS Mount remote folders

Use the NFS Mount remote folders option to configure new NFS network shared folders and manage existing folders.

  1. On the Network Settings screen, type S, Shared folder management.
  2. The Shared Folder Management screen is displayed.
  3. Type N, NFS Mount remote folders.
  4. The NFS Client Configuration - NFS Shares screen is displayed. If you already have folders configured, this screen displays a list of them.
  5. Choose from the following:
    • Press F3, Add, to add a folder. When you select Add, a screen is displayed to allow you to configure a remote folder.
    • Navigate down the list to select a folder and then press F4, Edit, to edit the selected folder.
    • Navigate down the list to select a folder and then press F5, Delete, to delete the selected folder.
  6. Select O, OK, to apply configuration to the system.

Manage CIFS Mount remote folders

Use the CIFS Mount remote folders option to configure new CIFS network shared folders and manage existing folders.

  1. On the Network Settings screen, type S, Shared folder management.
  2. The Shared Folder Management screen is displayed.
  3. On the Shared Folder Management screen, type C, CIFS Mount remote folder.
  4. Follow instructions on the screen.

1  # This file allows you to mount SMB/ CIFS shares during system boot

2  # while hiding passwords to other people than root. Use /etc/fstab

3  # for public available services. You have to specify at least a

4  # service name and a mount point. Current default vfstype is cifs.

5  #

6  # The options are explained in the manual page of mount.cifs.

7  # service    moint-point    vfstype options

8  #

9  # Common options:

10 # user=arg, password=arg, credentials=filename, ro (read only),

11 # rw (read/write)

12 #

12 # sample:

13 #//windows_server/shared_folder /opt/cifs cifs user=foobar,

14 # password=foobar

15

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