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Old 05-09-2002, 06:15 PM   #1
glock19
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Support for mounting NFS shares


Apparently my system is not setup to support mounting NFS shares.

Code:
nodev   proc
nodev   sockfs
nodev   tmpfs
nodev   shm
nodev   pipefs
        ext2
        iso9660
nodev   devpts
        ext3
nodev   usbdevfs
nodev   autofs
nodev   binfmt_misc
How do I enable support? I'm running red hat 7.2 by the way.
 
Old 05-09-2002, 08:02 PM   #2
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I got it working, I just had to start 3 services-- portmap, statd, and nfslock

After that I was able to mount the NFS server. Now I have 3 questions, hopefully someone can answer:

1. It seems that any user is able to mount my NFS server's exported directories. Is this correct? How do I add security to my NFS server? I would want the client to enter a username or password before being able to mount the NFS server...

2. The directory that I am exporting on the NFS server, the permission was set to 700. With those permissions, the NFS client couldn't see anything on the mounted directory. When I changed the permission of the directory that I am exporting on the NFS server to 755, then the client could see everything in the mounted directory. Is this correct? What should I set the permission to on the directory that I am exporting on my NFS server?

3. How do I export my NFS directories in rw (read-write)? Right now, they are exported in ro (read-only). Is there a conf file for the NFS server?

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