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CentOS / Redhat: Setup NFS v4.0 File Server

Jun 08, 2010, 17:21 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vivek Gite)

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"Network File System (NFS) is a network file system protocol originally developed by Sun Microsystems. It allows your users or client compute to access files over a network. Linux and UNIX like operating systems (including MS-Windows) can mount file system over a network and work as they are mounted locally. This is perfect for sharing files or centralized home directories.

"NFS version 4 provides the following benefits over NFSv3 or earlier NFS versions:
Performance improvements
Mandates security and ACL
NFS v4 by default works over TCP s
Easy to setup firewall option "

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