Mount DreamObjects on linux
WARNING I think it is a bad idea to auto-mount a network drive on boot. I ended up disabling this setup. Just wasn't really helpful at all. But having a single script to do the mounting could be nice & the info here will help with that.
- Follow the tutorial at https://help.dreamhost.com/hc/en-us/articles/226689248-Using-rclone-with-DreamObjects to configure rsync
- Note the name you give for your bucket in rsync
- Create a new directory
rclone mount name-of-bucket-in-rsync:/bucket_name/ ~/my-sync-folder
- more info at https://rclone.org/commands/rclone_mount/
- Setup boot-up mounting. WOAH. Don't do this unless you're comfortable with linux,
as you may have unexpected problems. I disabled mine after finding it to be a bit
of a headache. A safer approach is to make a little script that you just call with
b. WARNING: You must include
&at the end of the
rclonecommand, or your system will hang at login.
- WARNING 2: Your file manager probably won't open if the mount fails,
such as if you don't have an internet connection.
rclone mount name-of-bucket-in-rsync:/bucket_name/ ~/my-sync-folder &, save (
&tells terminal to open this in the background