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na_sm - network status monitor directory




The network status monitor provides information about the status of network hosts to clients such as the network lock manager. The network status monitor keeps its information in the /etc/sm directory.

The /etc/sm/state file contains an integer that is incremented each time the filer is booted.

The /etc/sm/monitor file contains a list of network hosts the filer is monitoring.

The /etc/sm/notify file contains a list of network hosts that made an NLM lock request to the filer. Each time the filer reboots, it tries to notify the hosts of its new state information. You can remove this file if you want the filer to stop notifying the hosts in this file.


If the filer cannot resolve a host name in the /etc/sm/notify file or if a host in the /etc/sm/notify file does not exist on the network any more, the filer logs an error message each time it tries to contact the host. The error message is similar to the following:

  [sm_recover]: get RPC port for  failed

To stop the error messages, remove the /etc/sm/notify file.

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