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TechRepublic: Access remote Linux hosts with NFS

“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

Automounting”


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