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MOUNTD(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 						 MOUNTD(8)

mountd -- service remote NFS mount requests SYNOPSIS
Obsolete. See nfsd(8). DESCRIPTION
The mountd daemon was formerly the server for NFS mount requests from NFS clients. This functionality has been moved into the NFS server daemon nfsd(8). Please refer to nfsd(8) for NFS server documenation. The following is a list of former mountd options that are now available as nfsd(8) options: mountd option nfsd option Description -n -N allow non-root mounts -r -R allow regular file mounts exportsfile -F exportsfile alternate exports file However, such configuration options are normally specified via nfs.conf(5). When the NFS server is started, it loads the export host addresses and options into the kernel using the nfssvc(2) system call. After chang- ing the list of exports (either directly or indirectly via a change in netgroup membership), the administrator should send a hangup signal to the nfsd daemon to get it to reload the export information: kill -s HUP `cat /var/run/` For backwards compatibility, the following should also work: kill -s HUP `cat /var/run/` Any errors encountered while processing the export entries will be logged via syslog(3). FILES
/etc/exports the list of exported filesystems /var/run/ the pid of the currently running mountd /var/run/mountdtab the current list of outstanding mounts served /var/run/mountdexptab information about exported file systems and directories (UUIDs, handles, ...) SEE ALSO
nfsd(8), exports(5), nfs.conf(5), nfsstat(1), portmap(8), showmount(8) HISTORY
The mountd utility first appeared in 4.4BSD. It's functionality was merged into nfsd(8) in Darwin 9. BSD
November 10, 2006 BSD

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mountd(1M)																mountd(1M)

mountd - server for NFS mount requests and NFS access checks SYNOPSIS
/usr/lib/nfs/mountd [-v] [-r] mountd is an RPC server that answers requests for NFS access information and file system mount requests. It reads the file /etc/dfs/sharetab to determine which file systems are available for mounting by which remote machines. See sharetab(4). nfsd running on the local server will contact mountd the first time an NFS client tries to access the file system to determine whether the client should get read-write, read-only, or no access. This access can be dependent on the security mode used in the remoted procedure call from the client. See share_nfs(1M). The command also provides information as to what file systems are mounted by which clients. This information can be printed using the show- mount(1M) command. The mountd daemon is automatically invoked by share(1M). Only super user can run the mountd daemon. The options shown below are supported for NVSv2/v3 clients. They are not supported for Solaris NFSv4 clients. -r Reject mount requests from clients. Clients that have file systems mounted will not be affected. -v Run the command in verbose mode. Each time mountd determines what access a client should get, it will log the result to the con- sole, as well as how it got that result. /etc/dfs/sharetab shared file system table See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWnfssu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ nfsd(1M), share(1M), share_nfs(1M), showmount(1M), nfs(4), sharetab(4), attributes(5) Since mountd must be running for nfsd to function properly, mountd is automatically started by the svc:/network/nfs/server service. See nfs(4). Some routines that compare hostnames use case-sensitive string comparisons; some do not. If an incoming request fails, verify that the case of the hostname in the file to be parsed matches the case of the hostname called for, and attempt the request again. 27 Apr 2005 mountd(1M)
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