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Configure a Network File System (NFS) and Export a File System on Linux

This lab is a practice lab on Network File System, or NFS. In this lab, we'll configure an NFS server, create a directory to be exported, and export the directory to another server.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jun 25, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install, Start, and Enable NFS

    Install the nfs-utils package. Then, start and enable the NFS server service.

  2. Challenge

    Create a Read-Only Directory Named /engineering

    Create a directory named /engineering. Change the permissons of the /engineering1 directory to read-only.

  3. Challenge

    Configure the Exported Directory

    Congifure the NFS export in the /etc/exports file. Set the directory to be exported as read-only. Export the /engineering file system to the network. Then, verify the directory has been exported.

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