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Introduction Automounting enables a system to automatically mount and unmount NFS resources wheneve they are accessed. The resource. NFS & AutoFS. Configuring NFS: NFS(Network File System): This file system is implemented by most unix type OS(SOLARIS/LINUX/FreeBSD). NFS seamlessly . Hi, i’m new to Solaris,i have this task which need to be completedand i couldn’t find a peoblem is i have a Server-A and Server-B i.

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Check the NFS server status. Accessing Network File Systems Reference. For client’s machine the default minimum is version 2 and maximum is version 4. Autofs failed to do a mount. auofs

Configuring AutoFS in Solaris 10

soaris Competition entry by David Cummins powered by Serendipity v1. The resource remains mounted as long as the directory is in use and if not accessed for a certain period of time the directory gets automatically unmounted.

The “mount point” error Cause: The automounter mount point must be given as a full path name. Allows access based on a network name.

Tue Jun 27 The new behavior becomes effective after running the automount command on the client systems or after a reboot. The map that is included can be a local file or a built-in map.

How to enable/disable automount debugging in solaris 10 and solaris 11

The nfs daemons are started by using the svc: Mount a file system: Use is subject to license terms. Steps to modify the master map, which should be used to list other maps. No, that does not work for me. Type of Map Use Master. Aashish Sharma 28 5. The new behavior becomes effective after you run the automount command on the client systems or after a reboot. The mount process is generally the same for all mounts. Autovs access based on DNS domain.


This name makes the ib and directories that belong to this space easily identifiable.

Configuring AutoFS in Solaris 10 – A system engineer’s notebook

Informs client that the root user on the specified client systems cna perform superuser-privileged requests on the shared resource. In the previous example, multiple mount locations are expressed as a list of mount locations in the map entry. The following tables describe several of the factors you need to be aware of when administering autofs maps.

The mount options are similar to those used to standard NFS mounts. If several servers that support the same protocol are on the local solarid, the time to connect to each server is determined and the auttofs server is used.

This specifies the name of server and path name of the remote file resource. For example, if you want to turn off browsing for all autofs mount points, you could add the following line. Steps to disable browsability so that a specific autofs mount point is not automatically populated on a client.


An error occurred when looking up an entry in a NIS map. NFS seamlessly mounts remote file systems locally. How to Apply Autofs Security Restrictions. Autofs attempted to contact serverbut received no response.

Autofs chooses the appropriate server and is able to confine NFS network traffic to a segment of the local network. If no argument is specified share command displays list of all shared file resource. A required mount point can exist only in a file system that cannot be mounted, which means the file system cannot be exported.

Normally, you would mount files on removable media by using the Volume Manager.

Disclaimer The individual owning this blog works for Oracle in Germany. This change allows the old NIS file names to work.

Task Overview for Autofs Administration – System Administration Guide: Network Services

You could benefit from using an executable autofs map if you need to be able to create the autofs structure from a database or a flat file. The ampersand is an i for the second occurrence of rusty in the following example.

Lists the local resource currently being shared by the NFS server. You can modify autofs maps at any time.

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