System Administration Guide: Network Services

set-share Subcommand

Use this subcommand to change the properties associated with a share. Currently, you can use this subcommand to change the descriptive text associated with a specific share.

This subcommand supports the following options:


Checks the validity of the command-line string.


Specifies the path to the share, which is a file or a directory.


Adds descriptive text about the share.


Assigns the share a resource name that identifies the share. Note that the resource name only uses alphanumeric characters, the hyphen (-), and the underscore (_). The first character in the name must be alphabetic.


Provides an online-help description.

This subcommand uses the following syntax:

# sharemgr set-share [-h] [-n] -s share-path [-d description] [-r resource-name] share_group

The following example shows how a description is changed.

example# sharemgr add-share  -s /export/home/home0 -d "original text" my_group
example# sharemgr set-share  -s /export/home/home0 -d "new text" my_group