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TechRepublic: Access remote Linux hosts with NFS

Nov 05, 1999, 17:27 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"NFS (Network File System) is a system that allows the user to access files on remote hosts as if they were local files. NFS is primarily attributed to Roger Sladkey, who wrote the kernel code for this system. NFS offers many useful benefits, including centralized data housing (even to the point of all user data remaining on a single host), reduced storage consumption, and centralized data maintenance."

[ Includes detailed instructions for the tasks listed below. - LT ed. ]"

"Mounting a remote directory
Setting up exports files
Creating directories

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