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1 Installing NFS Services
Installing the NFS Services Software
Overview of NFS Services
2 Configuring and Administering NFS Services
Configuring NFS Services
1.Checking the Network Connections
2.Setting User IDs and Group IDs (if neither NIS nor NIS+ is used)
Checking the Network Connections
Setting User IDs and Group IDs (if neither NIS nor NIS+ is used)
Ensuring that A User is Not a Member of Too Many Groups
Configuring and Administering an NFS Server
•Exporting Directories to NFS Clients
Exporting Directories to NFS Clients
Enable NFS Server Capability
Removing (Unexporting) an Exported Directory
or
Enabling PC NFS Server Capability
Disabling NFS Server Capability
Configuring and Administering an NFS Client
•Deciding Between Standard-Mounted Directories and Automounted Directories
Mounting a Remote Directory Using a Standard NFS Mount
Enabling NFS Client Capability
Verifying the NFS Client Configuration
Changing the Default Mount Options
Ensuring Data Integrity Between the Client and Server
Removing (Unmounting) a Mounted Directory
Disabling NFS Client Capability
NFS Client and Server Transport Connections
NFS Client Transport Connections
NFS Server Transport Connections
Configuring and Administering AutoFS
New Features of AutoFS 2.3
Comparing AutoFS To an Old Automounter
Comparing AutoFS 2.3 To AutoFS 1.2
Updating From Automounter to AutoFS 2.3
How AutoFS Works
On-Demand Mounting
Browsability for Indirect Maps
NFS Loopback Mount
Automount Command Line Options
Automountd Command Line Options
Automounting All Exported Directories from Any Host Using the -hosts Map
Deciding Between Direct and Indirect NFS Automounts
Mounting a Remote Directory Using a Direct AutoFS Map
Mounting a Remote Directory Using an Indirect AutoFS Map
Executable Maps
Configuring Multiple (Replicated) Servers for an AutoFS Directory
Use Environment Variables as Shortcuts in AutoFS Maps
Use Wildcard Characters as Shortcuts in AutoFS Maps
Automounting Home Directories
Automounting Multiple Directories Simultaneously (Hierarchical Mounts)
Including an AutoFS Map in Another AutoFS Map
Creating a Hierarchy of AutoFS Maps
Turning Off an AutoFS Map with the -null Map
AutoFS 2.3 Support for HP CIFS Client
Enabling AutoFS
Disabling AutoFS
Verifying the AutoFS Configuration
Modifying or Removing an Automounted Directory Within a Map
Restarting AutoFS
Configuring and Using NFS Netgroups
•Creating Netgroups in the /etc/netgroup File
Creating Netgroups in the /etc/netgroup File
Creating Netgroups in the NIS+ netgroup Table
Using Netgroups in Configuration Files
Configuring the Other NFS Daemons and Services
•Enabling Other NFS Services
Enabling Other NFS Services
Restricting Access to Other NFS Services
Automount a File System Using CacheFS
4 Configuring and Administering NIS
Overview of NIS
Information Managed by NIS
Structure of the NIS Network
Planning the NIS Network
•Determine the Number of NIS Domains You Need
Determine the Number of NIS Domains You Need
Determine the Number of NIS Servers You Need
Determine Which Hosts Will Be NIS Servers
Draw an NIS Network Map
Create the Master passwd File
Create the Master group File
Create the Master hosts File
Enable NIS Master Server Capability
Verify Your NIS Master Server Configuration
Configure the NIS Master Server to Use a Private
Restrict Client and Slave Server Access to the Master Server
Check the Contents of an NIS Map
Modify an NIS Map
Add an AutoFS Map to the NIS Domain
Remove an AutoFS Map from Your NIS Domain
Add a Slave Server to Your NIS Domain
Remove a Slave Server from Your NIS Domain
Query BIND for Host Information After Querying NIS
Use NIS With Short File Names
Configure an HP-UX Master Server in a Domain with Sun Systems
Configuring and Administering an NIS Slave Server
Edit the Slave Server’s passwd File
Edit the Slave Server group File
Enable NIS Slave Server Capability
Verify Your NIS Slave Server Configuration
Restrict Access to the Slave Server
Configuring and Administering an NIS Client
Edit the NIS Client passwd File
Edit the NIS Client group File
Enable NIS Client Capability
Verify Your NIS Client Configuration
Tell Users How to Use yppasswd
Prevent a Client from Binding to Unknown Servers
Bind an NIS Client to a Server on a Different Subnet
Configuring and Administering Secure RPC (if NIS+ is not used)
Let Users Create Secure RPC Keys
Create Secure RPC Keys for Users
Create Secure RPC Keys for Hosts
Explain Secure RPC to Users
Summary of NIS Commands
5 Configuring and Administering NIS+
Overview of NIS+
Advantages of NIS+ over NIS
Disadvantages of NIS+
Structure of the NIS+ Namespace
Structure of an NIS+ Domain
How NIS+ Information is Stored and Propagated
NIS+ Tables
NIS+ Authentication and Authorization
Set Up the Root Master Server
Populate the NIS+ Tables on the Master Server
Add Administrators to the NIS+ admin Group
Set Up NIS+ Client Hosts
Set Up NIS+ Replica Servers
Initialize NIS+ Client Users
Set Up an NIS+ Subdomain
Use BIND With NIS+
To Configure an NIS+ Client to Query BIND
To Configure an NIS+ Server to Return BIND Information to Clients
Allow an NIS+ User Authenticated Access to Another Domain
Administering NIS+
List the Properties of NIS+ Objects
Change the Default Properties for New NIS+ Objects
Change the Permissions for NIS+ Objects
Change the Ownership of NIS+ Objects
Change the Search Order of Domains
List the Contents of an NIS+ Table
Search an NIS+ Table
Add an Entry to an NIS+ Table
Remove an Entry from an NIS+ Table
Modify an Entry in an NIS+ Table
Add a Host to an NIS+ Domain
Add a User to an NIS+ Domain
Create New Credentials for an Existing NIS+ Principal
Create New Credentials for the Root Master Server
Change a Password
Create an NIS+ Table
Remove an NIS+ Table
Create or Remove Paths Among Tables
Create or Remove an NIS+ Group
Add or Remove Members of an NIS+ Group
Remove a Replica Server from an NIS+ Domain
Remove an NIS+ Domain
Back Up NIS+ Tables
Summary of NIS+ Commands
6 Configuring the Name Service Switch
Installing and Customizing the nsswitch.conf File
Syntax of the nsswitch.conf File
Default Configuration
Troubleshooting the Name Service Switch
7 Configuring and Using the Remote Execution Facility (REX)
How REX Works
REX Example
Configuring REX
Configure REX
Configure REX Security
Configure Logging for the rexd Daemon
8 Troubleshooting NFS Services
Common Problems with NFS
NFS “Server Not Responding” Message
“Access Denied” Message
“Permission Denied” Message
“Unknown Host” or “Not In Hosts Database” Message
“Device Busy” Message
“Stale File Handle” Message
A Program Hangs
Data is Lost Between the Client and the Server
Cannot Start New Processes
“Too Many Levels of Remote in Path” Message
Common Problems with NIS
NIS “Server Not Responding” Message
A User Cannot Log In
“Unknown Host” Message
An NIS Client Cannot Bind to a Server
NIS Returns Incorrect Information
Common Problems with NIS+
NIS+ Cannot Find an Object
Authentication or Permissions Problems
Insufficient Memory or Disk Space
An “Unable to Fork” Message
nisping -C Fails or Transaction Logs Are Not Truncated
Failure of a Replica Update
“Illegal Object Type” Message
“Could Not Bind to Server” Message
“Generic System Error” or “Possible Loop Detected” Message
Adjust the Number of nfsd Processes
Improve NFS Client Performance
To Improve NIS+ Performance
Logging and Tracing of NFS Services
NFS Logging
AutoFS Logging
AutoFS Tracing
Logging for the Other NFS Services
NIS Logging
NIS+ Logging
Logging With nettl and netfmt
Tracing With nettl and netfmt
Normal System Startup
A NIS+ Error Messages
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