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Use autofs

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🗒 Tutorial


The following tutorial provides step-by-step procedures to configure autofs to mount NFS shares. The benefit of autofs is the file system is mounted only when accessed. This tutorial is targeted at users of Oracle Linux.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • Install nfs-utils
  • Configure an NFS server
  • Mount NFS shares


The tutorial uses the following system:

  • A client system with Oracle Linux installed.
  • An NFS server up and running with a shared data directory at /nfs-share.