NFS on Centos 6

How to install NFS on Centos 6

yum install nfs-utils nfs-utils-lib

Set nfs to start at boot and start services

chkconfig nfs on 
service rpcbind start
service nfs start

Add the directory you want to share to /etc/exports

/home           1.2.3.4(rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check)

1.2.3.4 is IP which is allowed to mount shared folder
rw allows to read-write the folder
sync confirms requests to the shared directory only once the changes have been committed.
no_subtree_check prevents the subtree checking.
no_root_squash allows root to connect to the designated directory
Once you have added shared folder run following command to export settings

exportfs -a

Look your current file system

df -h

Setting up client 

yum install nfs-utils nfs-utils-lib

Create folder for mounting file system

mkdir -p /mnt/nfs/home

Mount file system

mount 2.3.4.5:/home /mnt/nfs/home

2.3.4.5 is IP of server with shared file system.

 

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