System Administration Guide: Network Services

What's New With the NFS Service

This section provides information about new features in releases of the Solaris OS.

Changes in the Solaris 10 11/06 Release

The Solaris 10 11/06 release provides support for a file system monitoring tool. See the following:

Additionally, this Guide provides a more detailed description of the nfsmapid daemon. For information about nfsmapid, see the following:

For a complete list of new features, see Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 What’s New.

Changes in the Solaris 10 Release

Starting in the Solaris 10 release, NFS version 4 is the default. For information about features in NFS version 4 and other changes, refer to the following:

Also, see the following:

Additionally, the NFS service is managed by the Service Management Facility. Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or restarting, can be performed by using the svcadm command. The service's status can be queried by using the svcs command. For more information about the Service Management Facility, refer to the smf(5) man page and Chapter 18, Managing Services (Overview), in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.