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How to Mount a SMB Share on Mac OS X

Mounting a remote SMB share on Mac OS X is done using the mount_smbfs tool. Here’s how to do it:

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#Create the mount point:
mkdir share_name

#Mount the share:
mount_smbfs //username:password@server.name/share_name share_name/

When you’re done with the share, unmount it with the following command:

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umount share_name/

Hope that helps!