How to Conﬁgure autofs to automount the home directories of NIS users.
I have a scenario:
NIS server 18.104.22.168 NFS-exports /rhome/station100 to your system and suppose have 3 users (nisx) nis1,nis2,nis3,where x is ur system id.
-- nis1's home directory is 22.214.171.124:/rhome/station100/nis1
-- nis2's home directory is 126.96.36.199:/rhome/station100/nis2
-- nis3's home directory is 188.8.131.52:/rhome/station100/nis3
nis1's home directory should be automounted locally beneath /rhome as /rhome/nis1
home directories must be writable by their users
While you are able to log in as any of the users nis1 through nis3, the only home
directory that is accessible from your system is nisx, where x is ur system id.
Example: station100 would conﬁgure the automounter such that nis1s home directory
/rhome/nis1 gets mounted automatically upon login. The NFS share would be
I have been trying this frm past 2 days. Not able to solve.
My auto.home entries:
* 184.108.40.206 /rhome/&
* 220.127.116.11 /rhome/station100/&
My auto.master entries:
I have been trying all the ways, but no clue whats going wrong.
Plz help me asap.