ONC3 / NFS Administrator's Guide

Document Number: 007-0850-170

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

What's New in This Guide
New Features Documented
Documentation Changes

About This Guide
What You Should Know
Related Publications
Obtaining Publications
Reader Comments

1. Understanding ONC3/NFS
Overview of ONC3/NFS
ONC3/NFS Components
Client-Server Fundamentals
NFS Automatic Mounting
NFS Protocol
NFS Input/Output Management
NFS File Locking Service

2. Planning ONC3/NFS Service
File System Export Process
/etc/fstab Mount Process
Automatic Mount Process
Planning a CacheFS File System

3. Using Automatic Mounter Map Options
Including Group Mounts in Maps
Using Hierarchical Formats in Group Mounts
Specifying Alternative Servers
Using Metacharacters
Using Environment Variables
Including Supplementary Maps

4. Setting Up and Testing ONC3/NFS
Setting Up the NFS Server
Setting Up an NFS Client
Setting Up the Automatic Mounters
Setting Up the Lock Manager
Setting Up the CacheFS File System
Mounting a Cached File System
Setting Up Secure RPC

5. Maintaining ONC3/NFS
Changing the Number of NFS Server Daemons
Temporary NFS Mounting
Modifying the Automatic Mounter Maps
Mount Point Conflicts
Modifying CacheFS File System Parameters
Deleting a CacheFS File System

6. Troubleshooting ONC3/NFS
General Recommendations
Understanding the Mount Process
Identifying the Point of Failure
Troubleshooting NFS Common Failures
Troubleshooting automount
Troubleshooting autofs
Troubleshooting CacheFS

A. ONC3/NFS Error Messages
mount Error Messages
Verbose automount and autofs Error Messages
General automount and autofs Error Messages
General CacheFS Errors