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am-utils

http://www.am-utils.org/
The Berkeley Automounter, Amd, maintains a cache of mounted file systems, and lets users dynamically control which file system to mount with selectors. Selectors, which may be combined, allow decisions of the form "hostname is this," or "architecture is not that." Amd also supports numerous file system types, including NFS, UFS and the novel program file system. The combination of selectors and multiple file system types means that identical configuration files can be used on all machines. Amd will not hang if a remote server goes down, and can determine when a remote server has become inaccessible and mount replacement file systems when they become available.

Documentation

User manual available in HTML format from http://www.am-utils.org/docs/am-utils/am-utils.html; User manual available in PostScript format from http://www.am-utils.org/docs/am-utils/am-utils.ps; User manual available in PDF format from http://www.am-utils.org/docs/am-utils/am-utils.pdf


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version 6.14b (developmental)
released on 17 September 2003

Paid technical support and training available from Kernel Corp. at http://www.kernelcorp.com/autom.html

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD AdClauseJanet Casey8 July 2004



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Erez Zadok Maintainer
Jan-Simon PendryContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Support E-mail mailto:am-utils@am-utils.org
Developer VCS Repository Webview ftp://ftp.am-utils.org/pub/am-utils/snapshots/daily
Help E-mail mailto:am-utils-announce@am-utils.org
Developer E-mail mailto:am-utils-developers@am-utils.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 July 2004.



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