LPI Linux Certification/Configuring An NFS Server

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Detailed Objective[edit]

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Candidates should be able to export filesystems using NFS. This objective includes access restrictions, mounting an NFS filesystem on a client and securing NFS.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • NFS configuration files
    • NFS tools and utilities
    • Access restrictions to certain hosts and/or subnets
    • Mount options on server and client
    • tcpwrappers
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • /etc/exports
    • exportfs
    • showmount
    • nfsstat