Re: Autofs question
On Friday 01 April 2005 11:54 am, Rob Brenart (TT) wrote:
> I'm doing some autofs research for a server I have... so I'm running it
> on a backup server right now, and I have two questions for those who
> might know.
> 1) Currently I have a directory, with a handful of mounts under it at
> different levels... i.e.
> So, in my auto.master I put
> /mnt /etc/auto.mnt --timeout=3600
> And then in my auto.mnt I put
> share1 blahblahblah
> share4 blahblahblah
> and that's good, but I don't seem to be able to put
> Chicago/share2 blahblahblah
> Chicago/share3 blahblahblah
> Is that just not something autofs supports? Do I need to make a new
> auto.X file for each directory which contains shares? This seems to be
> the case from the examples I can find, but I'm not finding a 100% clear
> answer in the docs, so I figured it's worth asking.
> 2) Is there any reason I want to avoid autofs on a server, I want to be
> sure I'm not walking into a hornet's nest and creating 2 dozen problems
> in order to fix the 1 I'm having.
Yes, don't use /mnt
share1 share2 etc will mount below /xxx/Chicago automaticly
- Autofs question
- From: "Rob Brenart (TT)" <Rob.Brenart@tradingtechnologies.com>