There is a 2TB Time Capsule on my home network (IP How can I mount the Time Capsule's disk from my Raspberry Pi, automatically after reboots?

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Put it in fstab.

sudo su
mkdir /mnt/timecapsule
echo "//timeCapsuleIp/Data /mnt/timecapsule cifs user=timecapsuleUsername,pass=timecapsuleUserPassword,rw,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm 0 0" >> /etc/fstab

Required cifs-utils package should be already provided on raspbian.

Of course change timecapsuleUsername and timecapsuleUserPassword. The uid=1000 sets owner of mounted files to user pi. If using other user check it's uid with id -u username. Check if "Data" folder is right for you - list resources by issuing command smbclient -Uusername -I ip-address -L.

  • I get this error when trying to mount: mount error(115): Operation now in progress. I can access the share fine with smbclient though. Any ideas? – Arne Jun 7 '14 at 17:03
  • Got it: I first tried with the .local name instead of the IP, does not seem to work reliably. Second, I needed to add sec=ntlm to the options. Now it works! – Arne Jun 7 '14 at 17:14
  • If Disks Secure Shared Disks With a disk password option is selected, then user= param would be ignored regardless of what it's set to – Hengjie Feb 1 '16 at 9:35
  • Just tested this on a Time Capsule running the latest (7.6.7) firmware to a Pi running OSMC. The key is the sec=ntlm and I can confirm that this works with disks secured with a device password as well as a disk password. – Gary Gale Jun 9 '16 at 14:58

I got adding sec=ntlm to the options, the complete command is:

sudo su
mkdir /mnt/timecapsule
echo "//timeCapsuleIp/Data /mnt/timecapsule cifs user= timecapsuleUsername,pass= timecapsuleUserPassword,rw,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm 0 0" >> /etc/fstab

Then, run this command:

mount -a

You should no get any errors.

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