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NFSMOUNT.CONF(5)             File Formats Manual            NFSMOUNT.CONF(5)

NAME         top

       nfsmount.conf - Configuration file for NFS mounts

SYNOPSIS         top

       Configuration file for NFS mounts that allows options to be set
       globally, per server or per mount point.

DESCRIPTION         top

       The configuration file is made up of multiple sections followed by
       variables associated with that section.  A section is defined by a
       string enclosed by [ and ] branches.  Variables are assignment
       statements that assign values to particular variables using the =
       operator, as in Proto=Tcp.  The variables that can be assigned are
       exactly the set of NFS specific mount options listed in nfs(5).

       Sections are broken up into three basic categories: Global options,
       Server options and Mount Point options.

       [ NFSMount_Global_Options ] - This statically named section defines
              all of the global mount options that can be applied to every
              NFS mount.

       [ Server “Server_Name” ] - This section defines all the mount options
              that should be used on mounts to a particular NFS server. The
              “Server_Name” strings needs to be surrounded by '“' and be an
              exact match of the server name used in the mount command.

       [ MountPoint “Mount_Point” ] - This section defines all the mount
              options that should be used on a particular mount point.  The
              “Mount_Point” string needs to be surrounded by '“' and be an
              exact match of the mount point used in the mount command.

EXAMPLES         top

       These are some example lines of how sections and variables are
       defined in the configuration file.

       [ NFSMount_Global_Options ]

              The TCP/IPv4 protocol will be used on every NFS mount.

       [ Server “” ]

              A 32k (32768 bytes) block size will be used as the read and
              write size on all mounts to the '' server.
              UDP/IPv6 is the protocol to be used.

        [ MountPoint “/export/home” ]

              All mounts to the '/export/home' export will be performed in
                     the background (i.e. done asynchronously).

FILES         top

                 Default NFS mount configuration file

SEE ALSO         top

       nfs(5), mount(8),

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                               9 October 2012               NFSMOUNT.CONF(5)

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