[K12OSN] Multiple NFS servers to 1 login server?

Heath Henderson hendersonh at unit5.org
Sun Feb 13 20:32:03 UTC 2005

Are there any docs or Howto's out there explaining the best way to setup
a system where we mount multiple NFS servers (home directories) to 1
common server?

Here is the situation.  

We have been asked to provide access from home to our user's home
directories.  Well, I have been playing with ssh and managed to get out
portal server (the 1 common server in this case) to mount home
directories from 1 NFS server.  It reads the LDAP server, gets the home
dir path and as an NFS client automounts the homedir. 
BUT.  I am using NFSv4 set to export /home.  My auto.home on the common
server is set to read the NFS server with
(      school1:/home/& * -fstype=nfs4,rw,proto=tcp,port=2049  )

Can I add 
school2:/home/& * -fstype=nfs4,rw,proto=tcp,port=2049

and just continue on finishing out to school15:/home/&     ?

Or, do I need to make entires in the auto.home which map to the speicfic
users home dir path including the server their home dir resides on?

Any help would be welcomed.

Heath Henderson
Assistant Technology Administrator
McLean County Unit 5 Schools
Normal, IL 61761   

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