[CentOS] NFS vs SMb vs iSCSI for remote backup mounts
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Jan 29 08:04:43 UTC 2010
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Rudi Ahlers <rudiahlers at gmail.com
> <mailto:rudiahlers at gmail.com>> wrote:
> let's keep the question simple. WHICH filesystem would be best for
> this type of operation? SMB, NFS, or iSCSI?
> As someone said, these are all bad if your channel is insecure.
> Actually I know nothing about iSCSI, maybe it is more robust.
normally, iSCSI is done over dedicated SAN networks not even connected
to your normal LAN
I suppose it can be secured but usually there's not even any
authnetication, just targets masked by the initiators IP
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