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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux.

9.6. Additional Resources

Administering an NFS server can be a challenge. Many options, including quite a few not mentioned in this chapter, are available for exporting or mounting NFS shares. Consult the following sources for more information.

9.6.1. Installed Documentation

  • /usr/share/doc/nfs-utils-<version-number>/ — Replace <version-number> with the version number of the NFS package installed. This directory contains a wealth of information about the NFS implementation for Linux, including a look at various NFS configurations and their impact on file transfer performance.

  • man mount — Contains a comprehensive look at mount options for both NFS server and client configurations.

  • man fstab — Gives details for the format of the /etc/fstab file used to mount file systems at boot-time.

  • man nfs — Provides details on NFS-specific file system export and mount options.

  • man exports — Shows common options used in the /etc/exports file when exporting NFS file systems.

9.6.2. Useful Websites

9.6.3. Related Books

  • Managing NFS and NIS by Hal Stern, Mike Eisler, and Ricardo Labiaga; O'Reilly & Associates — Makes an excellent reference guide for the many different NFS export and mount options available.

  • NFS Illustrated by Brent Callaghan; Addison-Wesley Publishing Company — Provides comparisons of NFS to other network file systems and shows, in detail, how NFS communication occurs.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration Guide; Red Hat, Inc. — The Network File System (NFS) chapter explains concisely how to set up an NFS clients and servers.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Security Guide; Red Hat, Inc. — The Server Security chapter explains ways to secure NFS and other services.

 
 
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