[CentOS] Getting started with NFS

Sat Jul 4 08:18:27 UTC 2009
Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net>

On Sat, 04 Jul 2009 10:02:44 +0200
Niki Kovacs wrote:

> 1) Can you suggest some reliable and well-written (think: 
> newbie-friendly) documentation about NFS?

There isn't much to setting up a simple NFS fileserver and client mount.  Set
up /etc/exports on the server (this assumes your client is


Start the nfs service.  Create a mount point on the client

"mkdir /mnt/fileserver"

 then mount the fileserver there. 

"mount fileserver:/whatever/where-ever/ /mnt/fileserver"

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