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

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Setting Up NIS+ Automount Maps

The setup and administration of automounting on a network running NIS+ involves creating and maintaining NIS+ automount maps. The steps in the following sections describe how to create these maps on the NIS+ root master server. See “Administering NIS+ Automount Maps” for information on how to modify existing maps.

Setting Up the auto_home Map

The auto_home map is created when you set up the NIS+ root master server and populated when you run the nispopulate command. You do not need to create it separately. You do not need to make an entry for the auto_home map in the NIS+ auto_master map. The entry is already included in the default auto_master map.

Setting Up Indirect Maps

Use the NIS+ command nistbladm to create ...

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