[CentOS] Why portmap is needed for NFSv4 in CentOS6

Sat Oct 27 18:26:40 UTC 2012
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 10/24/2012 03:25 AM, C. L. Martinez wrote:
>   I have setup a CentOS6.3 x86_64 host to act as a nfs server.
> According to RHEL6 docs, portmap is not needed when you use NFSv4, but
> in my host I need to start rpcbind service to make NFSv4 works.

I wasn't previously aware of that, but I just stopped rpcbind on both my 
CentOS 6 server and Fedora 17 workstation, and was able to mount /home 
by NFS.

Is your client mounting NFS4 by default, or configured to do so correctly?