[CentOS] NFS vs SMb vs iSCSI for remote backup mounts

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Fri Jan 29 10:12:13 UTC 2010


> The CIFS mounts can't be unmounted without a reboot, 

> so they build-up a pool of mounts to the same server which cause extra
latency

 

Is there an environmental restriction in your application or organization
for this?  Normally CIFS mounts can umounted easily in runtime.

 

At any rate... if I were in your shoes and really restricted to the options
you propose, I would go with CIFS mounts through IPSEC tunnels.   

 

-geoff

 

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