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Old 07-07-2009, 02:11 AM   #1
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autofs/ldap limit mounts


I use ldap for authorization and autofs for mount user's home directory from a server.

Is any posibbility to limit number of nfs/autofs mounts from a client side ? Autofs is mounting directory on request even if user hasn't access for it, so I'm worried that some user can for example write script that will mount for him every user's home directories so it will be 1k mounts and i think it can make trouble with network/servers.
Old 07-07-2009, 07:41 AM   #2
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from your server. I doubt you really have a problem, since autofs is NFS by another name, and if /home on the client is already mounted, then no script will force it to be mounted again, until it is unmounted.


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