RFUDAEMON(8) System Manager's Manual RFUDAEMON(8)
rfudaemon - Remote File Sharing daemon
This program is available with the RFS software installation option.
Refer to for information on how to install optional software.
The RFS daemon, rfudaemon, is started automatically by rfstart(8) and
runs as a daemon process while Remote File Sharing is active. It lis-
tens for unexpected events, such as broken network connections and
forced unmounts, and invokes rfuadmin(8) to execute the appropriate
administrative procedures. Events recognized by rfudaemon are as fol-
A link to a remote resource has been cut. rfudaemon executes
rfuadmin, with two arguments: disconnect and the name of the
A remote server machine has forced an unmount of a resource a
local machine has mounted. rfudaemon executes rfuadmin, with
two arguments: fumount and the name of the disconnected
A remote user-level program has sent a message to the local
rfudaemon. Currently the only message sent is fuwarn, which
notifies rfuadmin that a resource is about to be unmounted.
rfudaemon sends rfuadmin the fuwarn, the resource name, and the
number of seconds in which the forced unmount will occur.
The local machine wants to stop the rfudaemon (rfstop(8)). This
causes rfudaemon to exit.
rfstart(8), rfstop(8), rfuadmin(8)
30 September 1988 RFUDAEMON(8)