Managing Network File Systems in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: July 2014

statd Daemon

Note -  NFS Version 4 does not use this daemon.

The statd daemon works with lockd to provide crash and recovery functions for the lock manager. The statd daemon tracks the clients that hold locks on an NFS server. If a server crashes, on rebooting, statd on the server contacts statd on the client. The client statd can then attempt to reclaim any locks on the server. The client statd also informs the server statd when a client has crashed so that the client's locks on the server can be cleared. This daemon has no options. For more information, see the statd (1M) man page.