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

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How to Plan for Automounting

In these discussions about the automounter, it is assumed that you are administering a network of systems running the Solaris Operating Environment and that you are using the NIS, NIS+, or LDAP nameservice. This configuration provides you with a global namespace so that you can mount file systems that are exported from any server on the network. It also creates host-independent resources so that you can specify a list of servers from which file systems can be mounted, and it enables you to relocate resources from one server to another without disrupting the user environment.

NOTE

Although you can set up the automounter ...

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