1.7.1. RHBA-2010:0626: bug fix update
An updated autofs5 package that fixes a bug is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The autofs utility controls the operation of the automount daemon, which automatically mounts, and then unmounts file systems after a period of inactivity. File systems can include network file systems, CD-ROMs, diskettes, and other media.
This updated autofs5 package fixes the following bugs:
* previously, when using client certificates with autofs the certificate DN couldn't be used in LDAP ACLs. With this update, the SASL EXTERNAL authentication mechanism is used for maping the certificate DN to an LDAP DN. (bz#615258)
* previously, autofs could occasionally get suspended during expire of mounts stage if there were many automount managed mounts. With this update, autofs runs without suspension even with larger amounts of automount managed mounts. (bz#615259)
All users of autofs5 are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.