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AIX Version 4 Files Reference

networks File for NFS


Contains information about networks on the NFS Internet network.


The /etc/networks file contains information regarding the known networks that make up the Internet network. The file has an entry for each network. Each entry consists of a single line with the following information:

Items are separated by any number of blanks or tab characters. A # (pound sign) indicates the beginning of a comment; characters up to the end of the line are not interpreted by routines that search the file.

Implementation Specifics

This file is not supported by AIX. However, if this file resides on your system, Network Information Service (NIS) software will create a map for it.


/etc/networks Specifies the path of the file.

Related Information

NFS Services in AIX Version 4.3 System Management Guide: Communications and Networks.

List of NFS Files.

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