NFS server sharing to a hostname with an NFS client using IPMP (IP Multipathing) (Doc ID 1007362.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

 The root=hostname was being used as share options dfstab to give a client root permissions on a share.   For example, the /etc/dfs/dfstab file contained:               

 This allowed the client host1 to access the filesystem, but would sometimes - but not always - mounts would fail to give the client root permissions.

Cause

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