Mountpoints for automount filesystems showing up in /etc/mtab on RHEL 7

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 systems are showing lots of entries in /etc/mtab for automounted directories in the format of /net/host_name/mount_point, most of these are not actually mounted on the systems and do not show up in the output from df.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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