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Re: Autofs and NFS, user mapping

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 11:20 PM, Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com> wrote:
> T o n g wrote:
>> Bob Proulx wrote:
>>> T o n g wrote:
>>>> My Autofs auto-mounted NFS share looks like this:
> A pet peeve of mine is "share". Windows has "shares". Unix has
> "filesystems". NFS is itself a Network File System. So saying
> Network File System Share feels like saying a Personal PIN
> Number. It would make me happier if people just referred to
> them as filesystems.

Share is at least partially right because on Solaris, from where nfs
comes, you create an nfs export with "share ...", exported filesystems
are listed in "/etc/dfs/sharetab", and you list available shares on a
server with "dfshares [server]".

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