Provided by: open-vm-tools_2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1_amd64
vmware-hgfsmounter - program for mounting HGFS shares
mount.vmhgfs SHARE DIRECTORY [ -o OPTIONS ] vmware-hgfsmounter SHARE DIRECTORY [ -o OPTIONS ]
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.
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.
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
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)
More information about vmware-hgfsmounter and the Open VM Tools can be found at <http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/>.
Open VM Tools were written by VMware, Inc. <http://www.vmware.com/>. This manual page was put together from homepage materials by Daniel Baumann <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).