macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 upgrade preserves auto_master customizations

Nov. 17, 2020 by

The upgrade process to macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 preserves your custom automount master mapping (auto_master) file. This is a welcome improvement over Catalina, and eliminates the need to manually restore

macOS Catalina 10.15.x auto_master resets after upgrade

Nov. 2, 2019 by

After upgrading to macOS Catalina 10.15, or installing a subsequent 10.15.x update, the auto_master file will be overwritten. You may need to re-append any custom lines to auto_master after the

macOS Catalina 10.15 autofs mount point changes

Oct. 17, 2019 by

After upgrading to macOS Catalina 10.15, your previously working autofs mountpoints may need to be updated with Catalina’s new filesystem structure.