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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-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)
       vmsock(9)
       vmsync(9)
       vmxnet(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).