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Mount the repository


restic mount [flags] mountpoint


The "mount" command mounts the repository via fuse to a directory. This is a read-only mount.

Snapshot Directories

If you need a different template for all directories that contain snapshots, you can pass a template via --snapshot-template. Example without colons:

--snapshot-template "2006-01-02_15-04-05"

You need to specify a sample format for exactly the following timestamp:

Mon Jan 2 15:04:05 -0700 MST 2006

For details please see the documentation for time.Format() at:

Exit Status

Exit status is 0 if the command was successful, and non-zero if there was any error.



allow other users to access the data in the mounted directory

-h,  --help[=false]

help for mount

-H,  --host=[]

only consider snapshots for this host (can be specified multiple times)


for 'allow-other', ignore Unix permissions and allow users to read all snapshot files


use 'root' as the owner of files and dirs


only consider snapshots which include this (absolute) path


set template to use for snapshot dirs


only consider snapshots which include this taglist

Options Inherited from Parent Commands


file to load root certificates from (default: use system certificates)


set the cache directory. (default: use system default cache directory)


auto remove old cache directories


set output mode to JSON for commands that support it


key ID of key to try decrypting first (default: $RESTIC_KEY_HINT)


limits downloads to a maximum rate in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)


limits uploads to a maximum rate in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)


do not use a local cache


do not lock the repository, this allows some operations on read-only repositories

-o,  --option=[]

set extended option (key=value, can be specified multiple times)


shell command to obtain the repository password from (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_COMMAND)

-p,  --password-file=""

file to read the repository password from (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_FILE)

-q,  --quiet[=false]

do not output comprehensive progress report

-r,  --repo=""

repository to backup to or restore from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY)


file to read the repository location from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY_FILE)


path to a file containing PEM encoded TLS client certificate and private key

-v,  --verbose[=0]

be verbose (specify multiple times or a level using --verbose=n, max level/times is 3)

See Also


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Jan 2017 generated by `restic generate`