How to start the autofs in Debug log mode

How to start the autofs in debug log mode:

Environment:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Resolution:

To Start the autofs with the –debug mode.

Just add the below line in the /etc/sysconfig/autofs :

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/sysconfig/autofs
#
# Init syatem options
#
# If the kernel supports using the autofs miscellanous device
# and you wish to use it you must set this configuration option
# to “yes” otherwise it will not be used.
#
USE_MISC_DEVICE=”yes”
#
# Use OPTIONS to add automount(8) command line options that
# will be used when the daemon is started.
#
OPTIONS=”–debug”

And restart autofs with:

           # /etc/init.d/autofs restart
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

               OPTIONS=”–debug”

And restart the autofs service:

             # systemctl restart autofs.service

The additional logging will now be reflected in /var/log/messages:

 

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