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NFS Server May Log Message "NOTICE: nfs_server: nfs_portmon is obsolete, use sharectl(1m) to set resvport" (Doc ID 2124323.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After upgrading a system, that is used as a NFS server, to Solaris 11.3 the message "NOTICE: nfs_server: nfs_portmon is obsolete, use sharectl(1m) to set resvport." may get logged frequently into /var/adm/messages.




These messages may get logged, after a system has become upgraded to Solaris 11.3.

In Solaris 11.3 the /etc/system tunable parameter "nfs_portmon" has become replaced by the property "resvport" that may get configured (enabled or disabled) by using the sharectl(1M) or zfs(1M) commands.

Enabling changes of tunables that are configured in the /etc/system file requires the system to become rebooted. The new property resvport provides the same functionality than the tunable nfs_portmon did in older versions of Solaris. The value of this property may become configured or changed without needing to reboot the system.


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