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If I mount a time capsule disk (or another AFP, SMB network resource) and look on it with ls -la it appears as drwx------, so rsync can't access it (even with sudo). How to mount a network resource different than 700 (e.g. 755)? I'm on OSX (but I would like to know how to reach it generally on unix systems)

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Once the disk is mounted, use chmod 755 mountpoint as the administrative/root user.

BTW, make sure that the directory being used as the mount point has 755 permissions. You can verify this by checking the mountpoint when the disk is unmounted.

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sudo chmod 755 mountpoint doesn't work - nothing happens – static Aug 25 '13 at 22:29

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