What are NFS daemons in Solaris?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Mar 07, 2020

 

NFS daemons are used to handle and support the NFS activities in the Oracle Solaris. Several NFS daemons for handling NFS activities. They are,

Automountd Daemon - It handles the mounting and unmounting request from the autofs service.

Lockd Daemon - It is used to support the record-locking operations on NFS files.

Mountd Daemon - It handles the file-system mount requests from the remote systems. It also provides access control.

Nfs4cbd Daemon - It manages the communication endpoints for the NFS version 4 callback program.

Nfsd Daemon - It handles other client file-system requests.

Nfslogd Daemon - It is used to provide operational logging.

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