[CentOS] automounter with users home directories on centos 7.

Fri Sep 11 10:40:41 UTC 2015
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Thu, 10 Sep 2015, James A. Peltier wrote:

> Of course, because a manual mount expects a directory to already exist to
> mount on. Automounter creates virtual mount points on demand and so if there
> are existing directories already in place it will fail.
> Stop autofs.  Move the /home out of the way.  Start automounter and than do
> an ls /home.  It should "just work"

autofs works just fine with an existing directory.  It worked fine in

Indeed the default config has /misc managed by automount, and that directory


I use krb5 NFS with EL7 just fine on /home with autofs.