Autofs howto

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Fri May 8 15:26:23 UTC 2009

--On Thursday, May 07, 2009 22:16:01 -0500 Jason Garrett <kingedgar at> 
> While cryptic, It has worked well for me with multiple FreeBSD and Linux
> hosts on my network.

Hopefully it will work well for me too.  However, I am struggling with the 
documentation, trying to figure out how to translate the developer-speak into 
normal human language.

Here's what one of our guys is using on linux (I changed the hostname to 

cat /etc/auto.master
/home   ldap //,dc=utdallas,dc=edu 
nfsvers=3 proto=tcp
/proj   ldap //,dc=utdallas,dc=edu 
nfsvers=3 proto=tcp
/net    -hosts

So how do I tranlsate that into FreeBSD amd conf and map files?  It's got me 

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