AUTOMOUNTD(1M) Maintenance Commands AUTOMOUNTD(1M)
- autofs mount/unmount daemon
] [-D name
is an RPC server that answers file system mount and unmount
requests from the autofs
file system. It uses local files or name service
maps to locate file systems to be mounted. These maps are described with
finds any non-trivial entries in either the local or
distributed automount maps and if the daemon is not running already, the automountd
daemon is automatically invoked by automount(1M)
enables the svc:/network/nfs/nlockmgr service (lockd(1M)
), and the
svc:/network/nfs/status service (statd(1M)
), if NFS mounts need to be done.
The following options are supported: -D name
to the indicated automount
map substitution variable.
These assignments cannot be used to substitute variables in the
master map auto_master
Turn off browsing for all autofs
mount points. This option
overrides the -browse autofs
map option on the local host. -T
Trace. Expand each RPC call and display it on the standard output. -v
Verbose. Log status messages to the console.
for the description of the behavior of automountd
encountering files greater than or equal to 2 Gbyte (2^31 bytes).
Master map for automounter.
SEE ALSO svcs(1)
service is managed by the service management facility, smf(5)
, under the service identifier:
Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or
requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(1M)
. The service's
status can be queried using svcs(1)
. If it is disabled, it is enabled by automount(1M)
unless the application
property is set to false
illumos March 1, 2016 illumos