Solaris 10 What's New

Disable NFS and automount Services

This feature is new in the Software Express pilot program. This feature is included in the Solaris 10 3/05 release.

The following NFS daemons are typically started by default at boot time by the rc scripts: nfsd, mountd, statd, lockd, and the automount daemon, automountd. Now, if a machine does not require NFS and automount services, the scripts do not start the NFS daemons and the automount daemon.

The following describes the new behavior:

NFS and automount services might not be started at boot time. The following commands can start these services when required by a machine:

This mechanism for disabling NFS and automount services provides the following benefits:

For more information, refer to the man pages for mountd(1M), lockd(1M), statd(1M), and nfsd(1M).

For further information, see also the System Administration Guide: Network Services.