[CentOS] Please help: The process of am-utils map key lookup

Bill Campbell centos at celestial.com
Wed Aug 13 00:49:23 UTC 2008

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008, Robinson Tiemuqinke wrote:

>I am using am-utils(amd binary daemon) to auto mount home directories. the
>mounting process seems working fine but I am still not understand how the
>amd map key(s) lookup process works.

>I've carefully read the am-utils(amd) document at http://am-
>utils.org/docs/am-utils/am-utils_8.html, especially the chapter "3.2 How
>keys are looked up" but am still not clear. For example, I'd like to access
>/home/dumbboy/files/deleteme, what is the key to be used, and how the
>lookup/match happens? and how the mount operations happens? Thanks a lot.

My amd.homes is considerably simpler than that.  We automount to
/homes/username using something like this where the machine
alexis has the real home directories.

# amd.homes
/defaults	opts:=nodevs,soft,rw,type:=nfs;proto=tcp,

*	host==alexis;type:=link;fs:=/home/${key} \

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