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

Fri Jan 29 08:04:43 UTC 2010
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

Dave wrote:
> 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