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View NTFS USB Device on Linux Machine

*This is necessary for a RHEL machine to view NTFS USB external devices

Install NTFS-3g from the EPEL Repository

- Ensure that the EPEL repository is configure on the machine

- #yum install ntfs-3g

o Install the ntfs-3g package from EPEL

Mounting USB Device on a RHEL7 Machine; if necessary

- #modprobe –r usb-storage

o Remove all usb-storage modules from kernel

- #modprobe –i usb-storage

o Install all usb-storage modules to kernel

- #dmesg

o Read all messages in kernel, look for /dev/sdb1 device

- #mount /dev/sdb1 /media

o Mounts the USB device to /media directory

- Ensure that the necessary mount point is mounted on the machine via /etc/fstab

o # vi /etc/fstab


o /dev/sdb1 /media ext4 defaults 0 0

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