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10.4: One way to automount SMB network shares
Authored by: archdata on Feb 07, '07 08:27:02AM

I found that the easiest method is to go the Automator way. I have several Automator actions that will mount and unmount my shares. I installed the Automator plugin for quicksilver and now all I need to do is invoke quicksilver and launch my actions.

When I get to work I launch "Mount Work Shares" and when I leave for the day I run "Unmount Work Shares". I have similar actions set up for when I get home.

I prefer not to have my shares mount automatically as I don't always need them. I have also set up individual actions for just certain drives - as sometimes I just need one share not all 20 of them.



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10.4: One way to automount SMB network shares
Authored by: beepotato on Feb 07, '07 10:11:14AM

If you don't always need your shares, it seems that the solution of using aliases might be better for you (see operator207's comment above).



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