This category mainly deals with creating / configuring / managing NFS systems on linux / unix systems

How to Check NFS Version from Linux Command Line

NFS Version

Network File System (NFS) is a distributed file system protocol which allows a user on a system (client) to access files over a network in a manner similar to how local storage is accessed. Mainly there are 3 versions of [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 7:17 pm

Linux NFS Mount Entry in fstab ( /etc/fstab ) with Example

Linux Fstab

NFS stands for ‘Network File System’. This mechanism allows unix machines to share files and directories over network. Using this feature, a linux machine can mount a remote directory (residing in a NFS server machine) just like a local directory [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:48 pm

Find Detailed NFS Mount Options in Linux

NFS Linux

Here I will discuss the different NFS mount options you have to perform on nfs client. NFS is a client and server architecture based protocol, developed by Sun Microsystems. The main purpose of this protocol is sharing file/file system over [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:19 pm

How to Mount NFS using Autofs

Autofs uses the automount daemon to manage your mount points by only mounting them dynamically when they are accessed. Autofs consults the master map configuration file /etc/auto.master to determine which mount points are defined. It then starts an automount process [...]

jomos 10:04 pm

How to Check NFS Client Connection with Rpcinfo Command

Rpcinfo command shows each RPC-based service locally or on a remote Linux machine. In this article, I will show you a couple of commands to troubleshoot NFS related issues. Check NFS service status Issue the following command on the NFS [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:36 am

Hard Mount vs Soft Mount in NFS with Example

Using NFS protocol, the NFS client can mount the filesystem existing on a NFS server, just like a local filesystem. For example, you will be able to mount “/home” directory of to your client machine as follows: # mount [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:56 pm