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Old 11-02-2010, 09:19 PM   #1
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Question How to share NFS drive content to web port 80 using apache ?


Hi All,

My goal is to provide file access through HTTP to all of my NFS shared drive that i dedicated for public access.

Is it possible to create a website using HTTP which list all of the contains of my NFS shared drive to the public ?

it is failed even just to showmount, in Windows i usually access it using \\10.2.2.50\Volume_1 on the windows explorer.

Code:
root@sv6:/etc/apache2# apt-get install nfs-common

root@sv6:/etc/apache2# showmount
clnt_create: RPC: Program not registered

root@sv6:/etc/apache2# showmount -e 10.2.2.50
clnt_create: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Unable to receive
Thanks.
 
Old 11-02-2010, 09:22 PM   #2
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FYI: this is D-Link DNS-323 NAS device.
 
Old 11-02-2010, 09:32 PM   #3
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assuming you can mount the device simply change the document root of your web server in either your apache2.conf or /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default to the mounted nfs volume
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 01:13 PM   #4
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Once you have your Apache service up and running simply put a link in the document root to the nfs share directory.

Make sure your site is configured to allow indexes and following symlinks:

<Directory /var/www/html/site>
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
AllowOverride AuthConfig Limit
Order allow,deny
allow from all
</Directory>
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 01:20 PM   #5
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Or forget NFS and use WebDAV.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebDAV#Linux
 
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Old 11-04-2010, 08:27 AM   #6
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ah yes, WebDAV I almost forgot about that, thanks man for the suggestion, I'll try WebDAV protocol first and then back to NFS.

Cheers.
 
  


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