dxfileshare - Exports local directories and mounts directories from the
Use the File Sharing application, dxfileshare, to:
+ Export (or share) local UNIX directories to the network
+ Stop exporting UNIX local directories to the network
+ Specify which directories mounted from the network are to be remounted
every time the system is rebooted, that is, add an entry to the
+ Add, change, or delete NFS entries from the /etc/exports file
+ Share local UNIX directories with a personal computer (PC) when
Advanced Server for UNIX is installed on your system
+ Display local directories that are shared (exported) with the network
+ Display network mounts (directories that can be mounted from the net-
The File Sharing application can also be invoked from the CDE Application
Manager from the following categories:
Application Group: System_Admin
System Admin Subgroup: Daily Admin
Online help is available for the File Sharing application by clicking on
any Help button or using the Help pull-down menu.
You must have root privileges to use certain features of File Sharing.
Namely, the ability to export (or share) a directory or to modify the pro-
perties of a directory that is already being exported.
You must have Advanced Server for UNIX installed on your system to share
local directories with PCs.
Defaults that are shared by the graphical and command line user inter-
face. File Sharing uses the same file as the Host Manager application.
File Sharing application
File Sharing help volume
Directory containing File Sharing application icons
Application defaults file that sets the default values for the X
File Sharing message catalog
Message catalog containing File Sharing location IDs for on-item help
Message catalog containing application-independent messages
Message catalog containing application-independent location IDs for
Commands: X(1X), automount(8), bcheckrc(8), mount(8), mountd(8),
Functions: getfsstat(2), getmntinfo(3), getmntinfo_r(3), mount(2),
mount(2sv), umount(2), umount(2sv), umount(3)
Files: exports(4), fstab(4), mountdtab(4)
Tru64 UNIX System Administration
ASU Installation and Administration Guide
ASU Concepts and Planning Guide