DFSTAB(5) File Formats and Configurations DFSTAB(5)


dfstab - file containing commands for sharing resources across a network


dfstab resides in directory /etc/dfs and contains commands for sharing
resources across a network. dfstab gives a system administrator a uniform
method of controlling the automatic sharing of local resources.

Each line of the dfstab file consists of a share(8) command. The dfstab
file can be read by the shell to share all resources. System
administrators can also prepare their own shell scripts to execute
particular lines from dfstab.

The contents of dfstab put into effect when the command shown below is
run. See svcadm(8).

/usr/sbin/svcadm enable network/nfs/server


share(8), shareall(8), sharemgr(8), svcadm(8)


Do not modify this file directly. This file is reconstructed and only
maintained for backwards compatibility. Configuration lines could be

Use the sharemgr(8) command for all share management.

August 15, 2008 DFSTAB(5)