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Old 07-07-2009, 11:01 AM   #1
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how to check that nfsmounted filesystem on nfsclient is accessible or not

on Linux machine,how can i check with any command or any trick that nfs mounted file system is actually accessible or not w/o creating any file in nfsmounted location.mount,df -t nfs etc commands will only show mount entries but in case of small storage which is nfs mounted ,how to know whether actually client can access it or not?
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The showmount command will do this for you.

Type "showmount -e <hostname or IP>" and it will show you what it has exported (similar to simply typing exportfs on the host that has the exports).

Type "man showmount" for more details.


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