Automount /net mounts cannot use the public mount option when rpcbind or mountd port access is blocked
Last updated on JULY 11, 2017
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
Automount /net mounts cannot use the public mount option when rpcbind or mountd port access is blocked.
In network environments where a firewall restricts access to the rpcbind port (port 111) and/or the range of random ports that mountd will listen on, the public mount option cannot be used on /net mounts attempted to that server.
The automounted "public" mount will fail with errors such as "rpc program not registered" and "no such file or directory."
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