[CentOS] Re-exporting an NFS mount.. Possible?

Tue Jul 13 16:27:07 UTC 2010
Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>

On Jul 13, 2010, at 10:01 AM, Kwan Lowe <kwan.lowe at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an issue that is not all that unique, so I'm hoping someone has
> done it before.
> On the client end I have some very old RedHat based systems. On the
> server end is a Windows 2008 system running NFS server software. The
> clients mount the server resource as an NFS2 mount but some compliance
> issues were discovered with the setup. For various reasons, updating
> the client is not an option at this time. The fix the issue, the
> server needs to export NFS3 mounts but the clients do not support that
> version.  As a workaround, I considered adding a third system running
> CentOS that would mount the server and re-export it to the clients.
> This will mitigate the current issue related to visibility of the
> share from certain groups.
> It does not appear possible, using the current kernel-based NFS
> server, to export an NFS-mounted filesystem. However, it appears that
> there is a FUSE NFS project that might work.  Does anyone have any
> experience with such a setup?

Can the clients do CIFS mounts of the Windows share?