TroubleShooters.com: NFS: Overview and Gotchas
May 16, 2003, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Litt)
[ Thanks to Steve
Litt for this link. ]
"NFS is the best thing since sliced bread. It stands for Network
File System. NFS is a file and directory sharing mechanism native
to Unix and Linux.
"NFS is conceptually simple. On the server (the box that is
allowing others to use its disk space), you place a line in
/etc/exports to enable its use by clients. This is called sharing.
For instance, to share /home/myself for both read and write on
subnet 192.168.100, netmask 255.255.255.0, place the following line
in /etc/exports on the server:
"To share it read only, change the (rw)to (ro)..."