Mac Developer Library Developer
Search

 

This manual page is for Mac OS X version 10.9

If you are running a different version of Mac OS X, view the documentation locally:

  • In Terminal, using the man(1) command

Reading manual pages

Manual pages are intended as a quick reference for people who already understand a technology.

  • To learn how the manual is organized or to learn about command syntax, read the manual page for manpages(5).

  • For more information about this technology, look for other documentation in the Apple Developer Library.

  • For general information about writing shell scripts, read Shell Scripting Primer.




SHOWMOUNT(8)              BSD System Manager's Manual             SHOWMOUNT(8)

NAME
     showmount -- show remote NFS mounts on host

SYNOPSIS
     showmount [-Ae36] [-a | -d] [host]

DESCRIPTION
     showmount shows status information about the NFS server on host.  By default it prints the names of all
     hosts that have NFS file systems mounted on the host. See NFS: Network File System Protocol
     Specification, RFC 1094, Appendix A, and NFS: Network File System Version 3 Protocol Specification, Ap-pendix Appendix
     pendix I, for a detailed description of the protocol.

     -A      Search for NFS servers advertised via Bonjour.

     -a      List all mount points in the form: host:dirpath

     -d      List directory paths of mount points instead of hosts.

     -e      Show the host's exports list.

     -3      Use mount protocol Version 3, compatible with NFS Version 3.

     -6      Use only IPv6 addresses to contact servers.

SEE ALSO
     mount(1), mountd(8), nfsd(8), mDNSResponder(8)

BUGS
     The mount daemon running on the server only has an idea of the actual mounts, since the NFS server is
     stateless.  showmount will only display the information as accurately as the mount daemon reports it.

HISTORY
     The showmount utility first appeared in 4.4BSD.

4th Berkeley Distribution     September 26, 2010     4th Berkeley Distribution

Reporting Problems

The way to report a problem with this manual page depends on the type of problem:

Content errors
Report errors in the content of this documentation with the feedback links below.
Bug reports
Report bugs in the functionality of the described tool or API through Bug Reporter.
Formatting problems
Report formatting mistakes in the online version of these pages with the feedback links below.

Feedback