[CentOS] SOLVED?? Pls help on configuring autofs on NFS

Gavin Carr gavin at openfusion.com.au
Mon Sep 25 11:57:15 UTC 2006

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 06:45:19PM +0700, Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> If I do this to mount, it works:
> cd /home/nfstest/nfstest
> Is it the intended steps?
> I'm not sure because, when I tried to logon as nfstest, it first fails, then 
> it works when I do 'cd nfstest'
> Can anyone comment on this?

That's because you've got this in auto.master:

  /home/nfstest   /etc/auto.nfs   --timeout=60

That means that /home/nfstest is the automount root _under_ 
which you are going to automount your directories.

Your probably actually want:

  /home   /etc/auto.nfs   --timeout=60


Gavin Carr
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