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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 directories that contain snapshots, you can pass a time template via --time-template and path templates via --path-template.

Example time template without colons:

--time-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:

For path templates, you can use the following patterns which will be replaced:
   %i by short snapshot ID
   %I by long snapshot ID
   %u by username
   %h by hostname
   %t by tags
   %T by timestamp as specified by --time-template

The default path templates are:

Exit Status

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


--allow-other[=false] 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)

--no-default-permissions[=false] for 'allow-other', ignore Unix permissions and allow users to read all snapshot files

--owner-root[=false] use 'root' as the owner of files and dirs

--path=[] only consider snapshots including this (absolute) path
(can be specified multiple times)
--path-template=[] set template
for path names (can be specified multiple times)
--tag=[] only consider snapshots including tag[,tag,...]
(can be specified multiple times)
--time-template="2006-01-02T15:04:05Z07:00" set template
to use for times

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--cacert=[] file
to load root certificates from (default: use system certificates or $RESTIC_CACERT)
--cache-dir="" set the cache directory
. (default: use system default cache directory)

--cleanup-cache[=false] auto remove old cache directories

--compression=auto compression mode (only available for repository format version 2), one of (auto|off|max) (default: $RESTIC_COMPRESSION)

--insecure-tls[=false] skip TLS certificate verification when connecting to the repository (insecure)

--json[=false] set output mode to JSON for commands that support it

--key-hint="" key
ID of key to try decrypting first (default: $RESTIC_KEY_HINT)
--limit-download=0 limits downloads to a maximum rate
in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)
--limit-upload=0 limits uploads to a maximum rate
in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)

--no-cache[=false] do not use a local cache

--no-lock[=false] 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)
--pack-size=0 set target pack size
in MiB, created pack files may be larger (default: $RESTIC_PACK_SIZE)
--password-command="" 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)
--repository-file="" file
to read the repository location from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY_FILE)

--retry-lock=0s retry to lock the repository if it is already locked, takes a value like 5m or 2h (default: no retries)

--tls-client-cert="" path to a file
containing PEM encoded TLS client certificate and private key (default: $RESTIC_TLS_CLIENT_CERT)

-v, --verbose[=0] be verbose (specify multiple times or a level using --verbose=n``, max level/times is 2)

See Also


Referenced By


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