Mounting a Volume on a Client
When you create a volume, it is mounted on SAN computers. However, if you explicitly
unmount a volume from a client, you must mount it again to restore access.
& Write button
Select the volume.
Select to view computers
that don’t have the
To mount an Xsan volume on a client:
In Xsan Admin, select Mounts in the SAN Assets list.
Select the client in the list.
Select the volume in the Volume pop-up menu.
To allow the client to modify files on the volume, click the Mount Read & Write button.
To prevent the client from modifying the volume by mounting it read-only, option-
click the Mount Read & Write button.
A volume remains mounted until you unmount it or until the user on the client
unmounts it, even if the user logs out or the client computer is restarted. If a user
unmounts the volume, it remounts in a few moments.
From the Command Line
You can also mount a volume on a client using the
command in Terminal.
For more information, see the
man page or “Mounting an Xsan Volume” on