How to setup NIS + NFS + autofs in Red Hat Enterprise Linux in order to automount exported NFS share on NIS Client when user logs in ?

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Issue

  • How to setup NIS+NFS+automount in Red Hat Enterprise Linux so that home directory of NIS user present on NIS/NFS Server will be automatically mounted on NIS Client when user logs in ?
  • How to setup NIS+NFS+automount ?
  • How to define automount maps in NIS server and client in order to mount home directories of users present on different harddisks(shares) on NFS share when NIS user login at client ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5/6
  • ypserv
  • nfs-utils
  • autofs
  • Red Hat Enterprose Linux as NIS/NFS Server
  • Red Hat Enterprose Linux as NIS Client

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