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Old 02-05-2004, 01:02 PM   #1
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NFS Client Server software?


I am running Suse 9.0 which only has client software for NFS. I want to get a server program so that i can connect to this machine & share files in my network.

what is the best NFS server program to use? my other computers are linux, but not running suse.

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Old 02-05-2004, 03:07 PM   #2
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NFS is built into the kernel and you will need the NFS utlities or are you actually looking for a GUI program to set it up with? If that's the case, I dont know of any except maybe Webmin that might.
 
Old 02-07-2004, 11:16 AM   #3
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Thanks - i will try to use webmin to do this.
 
Old 02-07-2004, 11:29 AM   #4
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i'd really advise against webmin. setting up NFS is obscenely trivial.

/etc/exports:
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/var/mp3        192.168.0.0/24(rw,sync)
couldn't get much easier... saves farting abuot with crap like webmin
 
Old 02-07-2004, 11:54 AM   #5
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connecting a laptop to home network

Hi - thanks for your advice, but i dont think i have stated my problem clearly!! so i have set out my problem again:

I have a small home network setup, with 1 pc & 1 laptop behind my firewall.

The problem is this: my laptop computer does not have a floppy drive or a CD/RW. i.e There is no way of getting files onto or off of my laptop other than emailing files to myself over the internet!! This is not possible for large files.

I want to be able to just plug my laptop into the hub and to be able to share files with my pc / laptop.

Now, another limitation is that my laptop is running Suse 9.0. I have noticed that this only has a 'NFS client' program. It does not have a NFS server. This means that I can probably get files from my pc - but i would not be able to get files from my laptop? Is this right?

So basically, I was just after a program /s that will allow me to share files fully between my laptop & pc. Cant i do it by ftp ot telnet??
 
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no that wasn't clear, you asked what the best NFS server is.. and seeing as there's only one....

i'd totally expect teh nfs server to already be on your system, and if not, it will be configured in your kernel to allow it, and you'd only be nmissing the nfs package itself, which should be on your distro cd's.
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Cant i do it by ftp ot telnet??
who mentioned telnet before now????? of course you can install those programs... telnet is not a file transfer program though. you could use many different applications. sftp, scp, samba, http.... take your pick and go install.
 
  


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