Solaris10 Troubleshooting NFS: NFS mounts in vfstab fail to mount at boot
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NFS mounts in /etc/vfstab with the “mount at boot” field set to yes are not mounted at boot time.
One possible cause is the NFS SMF service is disabled, check:
$ svcs nfs/client
One possible cause of the NFS service being disabled is the Solaris “Secure By Default” feature introduced in Solaris 10 11/06. New installs of Solaris default to “limited” which disables all network services except for SSH. This includes the NFS client service.
Upgrading systems to Solaris 10 11/06 or later does not change the network services as the default is “open”. Enabling the NFS client service will restore NFS mounts at boot time.
# svcadm enable svc:/network/nfs/client