Purpose: When auto-mounting fails, need to be able to manually mount the NFS shares on a Mac/RHEL.
Usually auto-mounting home directories and other shares occurs automatically. However, there may be times when some or all of the shares do not mount properly following a shutdown/reboot/logoff. In these situations, a manual way to mount the shares is needed. The following command can be edited and run to manually connect:
First check that your client is on the server's export list with
or using Jeff Robert's app smount on igppsoftware
To specify NFS version when mounting use
To permanently add NFS v4 to the configuration add the line below to /etc/nfs.conf
to check, use