$ sudo systemctl restart autofs.service Dynamically connect via GUI. To mount NFS shares dynamically without configuring them is also possible. The idea is to enter the URL to the NFS share directly into the file explorer and get connected similar to mounting samba (CIFS) shares. This can also be achieved using the autofs utility.

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autofs is a program for automatically mounting directories on an as-needed basis. Auto-mounts are mounted only as they are accessed, and are unmounted after a period of inactivity. Because of this, automounting NFS/Samba shares conserves bandwidth and offers better overall performance compared to static mounts via fstab

redhat - Mount CIFS share with autofs - Server Fault There should be an /etc/auto.smb already, use that, and add the following line to /etc/auto.master: /cifs /etc/auto.smb --timeout=60 Now all cifs shares will show up under /cifs: ls /cifs/ will show all the shares available. You might want to put some options in /etc/auto.smb to mount with specific modes. how to configure samba server with auto mounting (autofs Feb 21, 2018 How to configure autofs in Linux and what are its Jun 03, 2020 Quick guide to autofs for SMB and NFS shares on Ubuntu