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mounting a smb/cifs share to sub folders

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Aug 27, 2012 12:31 PM




we have a windows 2008 r2 smb/cifs server it a share called UserFiles in this share are a bunch of subfolders particular to the user






so I tried in a script



mount volume "smb://nova01/Userfiles/VAC/12345



and it mapped //nova01/Userfiles/



however if I sub in



tell application "Finder"

open location "smb://nova01/Userfiles/VAC/12345

end tell



it works , any way I can get that full path mapped to the sbub folder 12345 ?

  • Neville Hillyer Level 4 Level 4 (1,845 points)
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    Oct 26, 2012 7:28 AM (in response to merrittr)

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    Is this correct/


    Which OS does your question relate to?

  • fatso83 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 26, 2012 8:08 AM (in response to Neville Hillyer)

    I don't think the exact subversion of OS X matters here: they all use mount_smbfs under the hood. So the command line would be the same.


    Finder is unable to mount a subfolder of a resource - this is a real hassle and a big minus point for Corporate users. Therefore one needs to script this.


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