Want to fix the local time zone on your Drobo FS?
# cat /etc/profile
# Set the TimeZone explicitely to PST/DST
Aside from correcting the spelling mistake I actually want to use my local time zone (London).
Changing the TZ environment variable to GMT0BST did the trick, not forgetting to add this to /etc/profile too.
To configure Mac OS X to automatically mount a Drobo FS share whenever it is accessed:
Add the following line to
Then (as root) create the file
/etc/auto_drobo and add your mounts to it, e.g.
Share1 -fstype=smbfs ://username1:firstname.lastname@example.org/Share1
Share2 -fstype=smbfs ://username2:email@example.com/Share2
Use the following command to start the automount:
Now whenever the volume is accessed it will be automatically mounted.
You might also want to change the default automount timeout setting which is in
To enable the cron daemon (crond) on Drobo FS, download this crond.tgz file to your DroboApps share and reboot your Drobo FS. To edit the crontab, SSH into your Drobo FS and use ‘crontab -e’.
Crond enabler script for Drobo FS