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LDAP authentication, pam_mkhomedir and NFS automounted homes

We currently have a setup (running on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS) with mixed LDAP/NIS authentication and automounted home directories from several servers (with the auto.home map distributed over NIS). ...
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Autofs mount problems

I need a suggestion how to configure autofs to mount a windows share automatically to CentOS. I can successfully mount the share, but I can't seem to enter parameters into auto.master corectly. ...
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Static NFS mounts vs autofs direct map mounts

We are in the process of re-designing our NFS service and are at a point where we can choose either to mount our NFS shares statically from /etc/fstab at boot or as autofs direct maps. In our new ...
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What is the correct escaping for autofs mount credentials files?

I have configured autofs on CentOS using /etc/auto.mymount. Something like this: mymount -fstype=cifs,rw,noperm,credentials=/etc/auto.creds.svc_account ://winserver.domain.local/SharedFolder This ...
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nfs autofs automount of exported filesystems is empty on nfs server

I am having issues with empty nfs automounts on the nfs server itself. I'm running RHEL5.7 64bit exporting 4 directories as follows: /export/site/server13 *(fsid=0,rw,sync,crossmnt) ...
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Why files disappear when using autofs

I have a disk mount as /local in the centos 5.3. Under /local/foldera/folderb/ I have lots of folders like: drwxrwxrwx root root 4096 DEC 10 10:40 Platformxx Then I've build another server and on ...
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What are the most common reasons for NFS auto mounts to fail?

Of course I need to solve a particular problem, but I'm hoping some more general answers on "how to troubleshoot automounting nfs" come up that will help more people with similar symptoms. We've got ...
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NFS automounter - files/dirs masked in mountpoints' parent directory

I have an NFS problem on a Redhat Ent Linux 5 host, in that I want to mount some NFS shares on /opt/backup and /opt/stage. There are also some other dirs and files in /opt e.g. /opt/myapp, ...
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How to configure autofs5 timeout on per-filesystem basis?

Because of a show-stopping bug in Debian autofs 4, I just upgraded to autofs5. It is not honoring the timeout option in my auto.master file: /var/autofs/removable /etc/auto.removable --timeout=2 I ...
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Does an NFS export with sec=krb5 *require* that the parent directory also be exported with sec=krb5?

I copied somebody's NFS server/client setup verbatim and am having trouble making sense of what's going on with it. This is the /etc/exports: /export ...
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How to mount more than /home?

I have the following in my /etc/auto.master /project yp auto.project -soft,intr,nosuid /home yp auto.home -soft,intr,nosuid /nobackup yp auto.nobackup -soft,intr,nosuid When a user ...
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Mount to NFS export of autofs mount shows empty contents

I use autofs to mount some iso files in folder /mnt/iso: Fedora-13-x86_64-DVD.iso Fedora-14-x86_64-DVD.iso Fedora-15-x86_64-DVD.iso The autofs is working fine and I can see the contents of iso ...
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Autofs with ghost option not showing wildcard mounts

I have this in my autofs map: * -rw server:/share/& I also have --ghost option enabled in my /etc/auto.master. According to the manual and to all resources and examples I found on the ...
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Unable to access files through autofs on first attempt, only afterwards

I'm having a rather strange issue with autofs in CentOS 5.1. Essentially I'm trying to access a file using automount, but the first time I try to access the file it isn't found. It's only on ...
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How do i concatenate one map and one direct entry in automount?

i have this auto.master: /data yp:my_nis_map on a particular linux workstation, i like to add a /data/special that is not present in my_nis_map. /data yp:my_nis_map /data/special ...
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NFSv4 with autofs automount hanging only for some users

I have a DRBD partition mounted get auto-mounted using Linux-HA, then it sets up a bind and shares the directory via NFS. This shares out a directory for user home directories. Some users work fine, ...
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Mount an additional Xserve volume with autofs on Linux

A few years ago I setup autofs on a RH Linux box to mount volumes from four XServes. I need to add a couple new volumes from these same Xserves so that I can access files from the Linux box. I've ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to make a browse-able automount directory without mounting the subdirectories?

Question: Is there a way to make a browse-able automount directory without mounting the subdirectories? Background: I am looking at moving from statically mounted NFS shares, to dynamically mounted ...
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Mounting CIFS on 60 RHEL5 computers, fstab or autofs

I need to mount a Windows share on a large number of computers (nodes in a supercomputer). The share will rarely be used, but it should be there when needed. It seems like a good case for some type ...
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1answer
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LDAP/NFS/PAM/AutoFS : mkhomedir PAM plugin failling

I got a working setup with OpenLDAP (authentication and NFS mount options), NFS server, AutoFS (to mount the NFS homedir) and required PAM plugin. Everything works fine except that the mkhomedir PAM ...
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Randomly Disappearing Mount Point

I have 3 servers all with the same set of mount points. On one server loses it connection to the mount fairly often and the two other servers it never does. I cannot reconnect until I reboot the ...
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Replacing a static mount with AutoFS

My /etc/fstab looks something like this: files:/var/files/emails /var/www/emails nfs rw 0 0 files:/var/files/images /var/www/images nfs rw 0 0 My /etc/auto.master looks like this: /net ...
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How do I tell autofs to mount a home directory other than that described by LDAP?

I'm using CentOS 5.3 to connect to use Kerberos for authentication and LDAP for user information. Unfortunately, the home directory for all users as stored in LDAP is "/". Very bright! So, that ...
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how to get autofs to mount a partition as rw?

I got autofs to mount a partition. It works fine, except I can't get it to mount with write privileges to regular users. I tried with this in auto.master: /misc /etc/auto.misc --timeout=60 and ...