mount CD from local laptop to UNIX server remotely

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Old 10-31-2007
Put the CDROM in the SPARC and confirm it appears at


Then use

share -F nfs -o ro /cdrom

to export it over NFS

on the client machine use

mount -F nfs <hostname>:/cdrom /mnt

alternatively just look at the CDROM on the SPARC and then use "scp" to copy the files to the other machine.
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showmount(1M)						  System Administration Commands					     showmount(1M)

showmount - show remote mounts SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/showmount [-ade] [hostname] DESCRIPTION
showmount lists the clients that have remotely mounted a filesystem from host. This information is maintained by the mountd(1M) server on host, and is saved across crashes in the file /etc/rmtab. The default value for host is the value returned by hostname(1). The showmount command does not display the names of NFS Version 4 clients. OPTIONS
-a Print all remote mounts in the format: hostname : directory where hostname is the name of the client, and directory is the root of the file system that has been mounted. -d List directories that have been remotely mounted by clients. -e Print the list of shared file systems. FILES
/etc/rmtab ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWnfscu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
hostname(1), mountd(1M), attributes(5) Solaris 10 Installation Guide: Basic Installations BUGS
If a client crashes, its entry will not be removed from the list of remote mounts on the server. SunOS 5.10 26 Oct 2004 showmount(1M)