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AIX Version 4 Files Reference

xtab File for NFS


Contains entries for currently exported NFS directories.


The /etc/xtab file contains entries for directories that are currently exported. This file should only be accessed by programs using the getexportent subroutine. To remove entries from this file, use the -u flag of the exportfs command.

Implementation Specifics

This file is part of NFS in Network Support Facilities in Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.


/etc/exports Lists the directories that the server can export.
/etc/hosts Contains an entry for each host on the network.
/etc/netgroup Contains information about each user group on the network.

Related Information

The exportfs command.

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

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