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Mounting Network Shares in Linux

possible ways to mount stuff - fstab, autofs, systemd, docker volumes if its for docker

possible types of shares

  • smb/samba/cifs - the most common share, support on all OS
  • nfs - mostly used between linux machines, bit better performance
  • iSCSI - the share is mounted as a block device as if it was really a disk, great performance for small files

More on setup of these shares is in TrueNAS Scale guide.

smb/samba/cifs

Arch wiki on samba systemd mount

  • you will create two files in /etc/systemd/system
  • one will have extension .mount the other .automount
  • the name will be the same for both and it MUST correspond with the planned mount path. Slashes / being replaced by dashes -.
    So if the share should be at /mnt/mirror the files are named mnt-mirror.mount and mnt-mirror.automount
  • copy paste the bellow content, edit as you see fit, changing description, ip address and path, user and password,..
  • linux command id will show your current user uid and gid
  • after ther changes execute command sudo systemctl enable mnt-mirror.automount This will setup mounting that does not fail on boot if there are network issues, and really mounts the target only on request

mnt-mirror.mount

[Unit]
Description=3TB truenas mirror mount

[Mount]
What=//10.0.19.11/Mirror
Where=/mnt/mirror
Type=cifs
Options=rw,username=kopia,password=aaa,file_mode=0644,dir_mode=0755,uid=1000,gid=1000

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

mnt-mirror.automount

[Unit]
Description=3TB truenas mirror mount

[Automount]
Where=/mnt/mirror

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

Useful commants

smbclient -L 10.0.19.11 - list shares mounted from the ip systemctl list-units -t mount --all