Chapter 34. Using Automount
34.1. About Automount and IdM
auto.masterfile in the
/etcdirectory. If necessary, there can be multiple
auto.masterconfiguration files in separate server locations.
autofsutility is configured on a server and the server is a client in an IdM domain, then all configuration information for automount is stored in the IdM directory. Rather than in separate text files, the
autofsconfiguration containing maps, locations, and keys are stored as LDAP entries. For example, the default map file,
auto.master, is stored as:
dn: automountmapname=auto.master,cn=default,cn=automount,dc=example,dc=com objectClass: automountMap objectClass: top automountMapName: auto.master
autofsdeployment but does not set up or configure
cn=automount,dc=example,dc=com, and each map and each key are stored beneath that location.
ipa automountlocation*commands for Locations,
ipa automountmap*commands for direct and indirect maps,
ipa automountkey*commands for keys.