The extension Filesystem Mount gives you the possibility to access external network shares and set up your own network path as a Samba Share. Whether you want to connect an external harddrive via USB, set it up to be accessed through the network by others or provide your Squeezebox Server with other sources for media files; this extension makes it possible with a few entries.
Filesystem – Mount network paths
This extension gives the minicomputer access to any network paths from the local network. Whether you want to access a server, another PC with network shares or shares from a fritzbox. Just type in the path in the network, the corresponding path on the minicomputer, the filesystem type and a few other options to gain access. The input types are additionally explained and recommended inputs are for an easier setup.
The extension is especially important if the minicomputer is used as a Squeezebox Server or for XBMC/Kodi. Now it is possible to connect all your media files, like music or videos to your minicomputer without any peripheral hardware.
Sambashares – Set up network share paths
If you want to share USB storage, like a memory stick or a harddrive, for others in the network, we offer the Samba Shares option. You can even share previously mounted filesystems from your minicomputer with Samba. The required input options are explained with examples. In those input fields you can also administrate the writing and reading rights of other parties.
These possibilities are further explained in the following video tutorial and offer direct insight into the functionality and the opportunities of the Max2Play image.