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Maintenance Commands                                share_nfs(1M)

NAME

share_nfs - make local NFS file systems available for mount- ing by remote systems

SYNOPSIS

share [ -d description ] [ -F nfs ] [ -o specific_options ] pathname

DESCRIPTION

The share utility makes local file systems available for mounting by remote systems. If no argument is specified, then share displays all file systems currently shared, including NFS file systems and file systems shared through other distributed file system packages.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported: -d description Provide a comment that describes the file system to be shared. -F nfs Share NFS file system type. -o specific_options Specify specific_options in a comma-separated list of keywords and attribute-value-assertions for interpretation by the file-system-type- specific command. If specific_options is not specified, then by default sharing will be read-write to all clients. specific_options can be any combination of the following: aclok Allows the NFS server to do access control for NFS Version 2 clients (running SunOS 2.4 or earlier). When aclok is set on the server, maximal access is given to all clients. For example, with aclok set, if anyone has read permissions, then everyone does. If aclok is not set, minimal access is given to all clients. anon=uid Set uid to be the effective user ID of unknown users. By default, unknown users are given the effective user ID UID_NOBODY. If uid is set to -1, access is denied. index=file SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 1 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) Load file rather than a listing of the directory containing this file when the directory is referenced by an NFS URL. kerberos This option has been deprecated in favor of the sec=krb4 option. log=tag Enables NFS server logging for the speci- fied file system. The optional tag deter- mines the location of the related log files. The tag is defined in etc/nfs/nfslog.conf. If no tag is speci- fied, the default values associated with the "global" tag in etc/nfs/nfslog.conf will be used. nosub Prevents clients from mounting subdirec- tories of shared directories. For example, if /export is shared with the nosub option on server fooey then a NFS client will not be able to do: mount -F nfs fooey:/export/home/mnt nosuid By default, clients are allowed to create files on the shared file system with the setuid or setgid mode enabled. Specifying nosuid causes the server file system to silently ignore any attempt to enable the setuid or setgid mode bits. public Moves the location of the public file han- dle from root (/) to the exported directory for WebNFS-enabled browsers and clients. This option does not enable WebNFS service; WebNFS is always on. Only one file system per server may use this option. Any other option, including the -ro=list and -rw=list options can be included with the public option. ro Sharing will be read-only to all clients. ro=access_list Sharing will be read-only to the clients SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 2 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) listed in access_list; overrides the rw suboption for the clients specified. See access_list below. root=access_list Only root users from the hosts specified in access_list will have root access. See access_list below. By default, no host has root access, so root users are mapped to an anonymous user ID (see the anon=uid option described above). Netgroups can be used if the file system shared is using UNIX authentication ( AUTH_SYS). rw Sharing will be read-write to all clients. rw=access_list Sharing will be read-write to the clients listed in access_list; overrides the ro suboption for the clients specified. See access_list below. sec=mode[:mode]... Sharing will use one or more of the speci- fied security modes. The mode in the sec=mode option must be a node name sup- ported on the client. If the sec= option is not specified, the default security mode used is AUTH_SYS. Multiple sec= options can be specified on the command line, although each mode can appear only once. The secu- rity modes are defined in nfssec(5). Each sec= option specifies modes that apply to any subsequent window=, rw, ro, rw=, ro= and root= options that are provided before another sec=option. Each additional sec= resets the security mode context, so that more window=, rw, ro, rw=, ro= and root= options can be supplied for additional modes. sec=none If the option sec=none is specified when the client uses AUTH_NONE, or if the client uses a security mode that is not one that the file system is shared with, then the credential of each NFS request is treated as unauthenticated. See the anon=uid option for a description of how unauthenticated requests are handled. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 3 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) secure This option has been deprecated in favor of the sec=dh option. window=value When sharing with sec=dh or sec=krb4 set the maximum life time (in seconds) of the RPC request's credential (in the authenti- cation header) that the NFS server will allow. If a credential arrives with a life time larger than what is allowed, the NFS server will reject the request. The default value is 30000 seconds (8.3 hours). access_list The access_list argument is a colon-separated list whose components may be any number of the following: hostname The name of a host. With a server configured for DNS or LDAP naming in the nsswitch "hosts" entry, any hostname must be represented as a fully qual- ified DNS or LDAP name. netgroup A netgroup contains a number of hostnames. With a server configured for DNS or LDAP naming in the nsswitch "hosts" entry, any hostname in a net- group must be represented as a fully qualified DNS or LDAP name. domain name suffix To use domain membership the server must use DNS or LDAP to resolve hostnames to IP addresses; that is, the "hosts" entry in the /etc/nsswitch.conf must specify "dns" or "ldap" ahead of "nis" or "nisplus", since only DNS and LDAP return the full domain name of the host. Other name services like NIS or NIS+ cannot be used to resolve hostnames on the server because when mapping an IP address to a hostname they do not return domain information. For example, NIS or NIS+ 129.144.45.9 --> "myhost DNS or LDAP 129.144.45.9 --> "myhost.mydomain.mycompany.com" SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 4 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) The domain name suffix is distinguished from hostnames and netgroups by a prefixed dot. For example, rw=.mydomain.mycompany.com A single dot can be used to match a hostname with no suffix. For example, rw=. will match "mydomain" but not "mydomain.mycompany.com". This feature can be used to match hosts resolved through NIS and NIS+ rather than DNS and LDAP. network The network or subnet component is preceded by an at-sign (@). It can be either a name or a dotted address. If a name, it will be converted to a dotted address by getnetbyname(3SOCKET). For example, =@mynet would be equivalent to: =@129.144 or =@129.144.0.0 The network prefix assumes an octet aligned netmask determined from the zero octets in the low-order part of the address. In the case where network prefixes are not byte-aligned, the syntax will allow a mask length to be specified explicitly following a slash (/) delim- iter. For example, =@mynet/17 or rw=@129.144.132/17 where the mask is the number of leftmost contiguous significant bits in the corresponding IP address. A prefixed minus sign (-) denies access to that component of access_list. The list is searched sequentially until a match is found that either grants or denies access, or until the end of the list is reached. For example, if host "terra" is in the "engineering" netgroup, then SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 5 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) rw=-terra:engineering will deny access to terra but rw=engineering:-terra will grant access to terra.

OPERANDS

The following operands are supported: pathname The pathname of the file system to be shared.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Sharing A File System With Logging Enabled The following example shows the /export file system shared with logging enabled: example% share -o log /export The default global logging parameters are used since no tag identifier is specified. The location of the log file, as well as the necessary logging work files, is specified by the global entry in /etc/nfs/nfslog.conf. Note that the nfslogd(1M) daemon will run only if at least one file system entry in /etc/dfs/dfstab is shared with logging enabled upon starting or rebooting the system. Simply sharing a file system with logging enabled from the command line will not start the nfslogd(1M).

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. >0 An error occurred.

FILES

/etc/dfs/fstypes list of system types, NFS by default /etc/dfs/sharetab system record of shared file systems /etc/nfs/nfslogtab system record of logged file systems /etc/nfs/nfslog.conf logging configuration file SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 6 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M)

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

mount(1M), mountd(1M), nfsd(1M), nfslogd(1M), share(1M), unshare(1M), getnetbyname(3SOCKET), nfslog.conf(4), netgroup(4) , attributes(5), nfssec(5)

NOTES

If the sec= option is presented at least once, all uses of the window=, rw, ro, rw=, ro= and root= options must come after the first sec= option. If the sec= option is not presented, then sec=sys is implied. If one or more explicit sec= options are presented, sys must appear in one of the options mode lists for accessing using the AUTH_SYS security mode to be allowed. For example: share -F nfs /var share -F nfs -o sec=sys /var will grant read-write access to any host using AUTH_SYS, but share -F nfs -o sec=dh /var will grant no access to clients that use AUTH_SYS. Unlike previous implementations of share_nfs(1M), access checking for the window=, rw, ro, rw=, and ro= options is done per NFS request, instead of per mount request. Combining multiple security modes can be a security hole in situations where the ro= and rw= options are used to control access to weaker security modes. In this example, share -F nfs -o sec=dh,rw,sec=sys,rw=hosta /var an intruder can forge the IP address for hosta (albeit on each NFS request) to side-step the stronger controls of AUTH_DES. Something like: SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 7 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) share -F nfs -o sec=dh,rw,sec=sys,ro /var is safer, because any client (intruder or legitimate) that avoids AUTH_DES will only get read-only access. In general, multiple security modes per share command should only be used in situations where the clients using more secure modes get stronger access than clients using less secure modes. If rw=, and ro= options are specified in the same sec= clause, and a client is in both lists, the order of the two options determines the access the client gets. If client hosta is in two netgroups - group1 and group2 - in this example, the client would get read-only access: share -F nfs -o ro=group1,rw=group2 /var In this example hosta would get read-write access: share -F nfs -o rw=group2,ro=group1 /var If within a sec= clause, both the ro and rw= options are specified, for compatibility, the order of the options rule is not enforced. All hosts would get read-only access, with the exception to those in the read-write list. Likewise, if the ro= and rw options are specified, all hosts get read- write access with the exceptions of those in the read-only list. The ro= and rw= options are guaranteed to work over UDP and TCP but may not work over other transport providers. The root= option with AUTH_SYS is guaranteed to work over UDP and TCP but may not work over other transport providers. The root= option with AUTH_DES and AUTH_KERB is guaranteed to work over any transport provider. There are no interactions between the root= option and the rw, ro, rw=, and ro= options. Putting a host in the root list does not override the semantics of the other options. The access the host gets is the same as when the root= options is absent. For example, the following share command will deny access to hostb: share -F nfs -o ro=hosta,root=hostb /var SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 8 Maintenance Commands share_nfs(1M) The following will give read-only permissions to hostb: share -F nfs -o ro=hostb,root=hostb /var The following will give read-write permissions to hostb: share -F nfs -o ro=hosta,rw=hostb,root=hostb /var If the file system being shared is a symbolic link to a valid pathname, the canonical path (the path which the sym- bolic link follows) will be shared. For example, if /export/foo is a symbolic link to /export/bar (/export/foo -> /export/bar), the following share command will result in /export/bar as the shared pathname (and not /export/foo). example# share -F nfs /export/foo Note that an NFS mount of server:/export/foo will result in server:/export/bar really being mounted. This line in the /etc/dfs/dfstab file will share the /disk file system read-only at boot time: share -F nfs -o ro /disk Note that the same command entered from the command line will not share the /disk file system unless there is at least one file system entry in the /etc/dfs/dfstab file. The mountd(1M) and nfsd(1M) daemons only run if there is a file system entry in /etc/dfs/dfstab when starting or rebooting the system. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Nov 1999 9