"NFS lets you access the directories of a remote Linux
machine, like you access a local file system."
"We generally talk about how to make Linux share resources -
like disk directories - with Windows, and in past issues of PC
Quest, we've shownyou how to do this using Samba. But what if you
have two or more Linux machineson a network and want to access the
disk directories of one Linux machine fromthe other? The solution
for this is NFS, short for Network File System."
"The NFS protocol was developed by Sun and is a standard for
Unix - Unix disk sharing. NFS is based on the concept of server and
client. The machine whose disk directories you want to access is
the server, and the machine from which you access the server's disk
directories is the client...."
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