[CentOS] mount NFS share over specific nic?

Wed Mar 14 03:42:34 UTC 2012
Smithies, Russell <Russell.Smithies at agresearch.co.nz>

I suspected some subnetting would be involved but hoped I could get away with different IPs on the nics.
Might have to get the networking books out, it's not my strong suit  :-(


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: Wednesday, 14 March 2012 4:30 p.m.
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] mount NFS share over specific nic?
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:15 PM, Fajar Priyanto <fajarpri at arinet.org>
> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Smithies, Russell
> > <Russell.Smithies at agresearch.co.nz> wrote:
> >> I have a new server with multiple nics running Centos 6.2 and I'd like to
> force all NFS traffic over one nic.
> >> We're using FreeNAS to dish out NFS shares and I have different IPs on
> my 2 nics but how can I get the server to mount the share over one particular
> nic?
> >> Or is there a better way to do it?
> >
> > You can force it from the server, you do it from the client.
> > Just tell the client to mount the NFS from the IP you want.
> > :)
> That's assuming you have a normal network topology where each NIC is on a
> separate subnet with appropriate routes controlling which way other
> destinations will head.  From the question, I'm not sure that is the case here.
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>    Les Mikesell
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