Monday, 28 April 2014

Configure NFS in Linux

Three rpm's are required to configure nfs server.
nfs, portmap and xinetd, check them if not found then install them,

rpm -qa nfs*
nfs-utils-1.0.9-66.el5
nfs-utils-lib-1.0.8-7.9.el5

rpm -qa portmap*
portmap-4.0-65.2.2.1

rpm -qa xinetd*
xinetd-2.3.14-17.el5


/etc/init.d/portmap restart
/etc/init.d/xinetd restart
/etc/init.d/nfs restart


chkconfig portmap on
chkconfig xinetd on
chkconfig nfs on

mkdir /data
chmod 777 /data
vi /etc/exports

/data   192.168.209.128 (rw,sync)

exportfs -r

showmount -e 192.168.209.128

Export list for 192.168.209.128:
/data (everyone)

mount -t nfs 192.168.209.128:/data/ /mnt

cd /mnt/

cat > test
This is testfile

cd
umount /mnt

mkdir /temp

vi /etc/fstab

192.168.209.128:/data /temp nfs defaults 0 0

reboot

cd /temp
ls
test

ref : http://computernetworkingnotes.com/network-administrations/nfs-server.html

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