autofs(4)autofs(4)NAMEautofs - file containing parameter values for daemon and command
The file resides in directory and supplies default parameters for the
daemon and the command.
The file format is ASCII; comment lines begin with the crosshatch char‐
acter. Parameters consist of a keyword followed by an equal sign fol‐
lowed by the parameter value. This is the form of parameters in the
Initially the parameters in the file are commented out with the
Administrators can make changes to the startup parameters for by log‐
ging in as root and editing the file. They would uncomment out a key‐
word-value line to make the value for that parameter take effect.
Changes made to values on an or command line override values in
The following parameters are currently supported in the file:
Specifies a duration, in seconds, that a file system is to remain
when not in use. The default value is 600 (10
minutes). Equivalent to the option in
Verbose mode for Causes you to be notified of non-critical
events, such as mounts and unmounts. The
default value is Equivalent to the option in
Verbose mode for Causes status messages to be logged to the
console. The default value is Equivalent to
the option in
Turn on or off browsing for all
mount points. The default value is Equivalent
to the option in
Expands each RPC call and displays it on standard output.
The default value, turns off such tracing.
Starting with value and with each higher
value, the verbosity of the trace output
Environment variables. Each environment variable-value pairing must
be on its own line. You can specify multiple
such pairings. There are no environment vari‐
able settings supplied. For example:
was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
SEE ALSOautomount(1M), automountd(1M).