Howto: Linux NFSv4 distributed file system access tutorial

Posted on in Categories Howto, Linux, Tips last updated September 12, 2006

This is a handy solution to distributed file system access in Linux and UNIX environment.

From the article:
Network File System (NFS) has been part of the world of free operating systems and proprietary UNIX flavors since the mid-1980s. But not all administrators know how it works or why there have been new releases. A knowledge of NFS is important simply because the system is vital for seamless access across UNIX networks. Learn how the latest release of NFS, NFSv4, has addressed many criticisms, particularly with regard to security problems, that became apparent in versions 2 and 3.

Read more at IBM developerworks

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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