Solaris NFS v3 and v2 file handle description (Doc ID 1401083.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 10 8/11 U10 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The purpose of this document is to describe in detail the Solaris File handle used on NFS version 2 and version 3.

Administrators sometimes needs to decode these file handles which appear in the /var/adm/messages file to troubleshoot NFS issue.

Solution

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