Linux Disable / Remove All NFS Services

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NFS was not designed with security in mind, and has a number of weaknesses, both in terms of the protocol itself and because any NFS installation must expose several daemons, running on both servers and clients, to network attack. I use my CentOS based server only to server web pages and nothing else. How do I disable NFS services under RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux?

Ubuntu Linux NFS Server installation and Configuration

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Q. How do I install and configure NFS 4 Server under Ubuntu Linux ?

A. In order to set NFS server you need to install the following packages:

=> nfs-kernel-server – Linux NFS Server

=> nfs-common – NFS Common programs

=> portmap – The RPC portmapper

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