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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Automount Maps and Mount Points

The following sections describe the syntax of automount maps, the auto_master default mount points, and the mount point required for direct maps.

Indirect Maps

In an indirect map, you can specify a simple name (no slashes) as the mount point for each indirect map—in other words, you specify a relative path name for each indirect map entry in the auto_master map. You can create as many other indirect maps as you like so that you can provide users access to files exported from one or more servers.

The syntax for indirect maps is shown below.

							key     [mount-options]     server:pathname
						

The simple path name is key, which is used as the mount point for the resource. An optional, comma-separated list of options, [mount-options ...

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