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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-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.baumann@progress-technologies.net>, for the Debian project (but  may  be  used  by
       others).