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Configure an NFS (Network File System) Server and Client and Mount a File System on Linux

In this lab, we'll create an NFS server, as well as create and export a file system. We'll then configure an NFS client, mount the file system from the server, and check our mount statisitics.

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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, Enable, and Start the NFS Server (Server1)

    • Install the NFS package.
    • Start the NFS server package.
    • Enable the NFS server package.
  2. Challenge

    Create the File System and Change the Required Permissions

    • Create the file system.
    • Change the file system permissions to the requested permisisons.
  3. Challenge

    Configure the File System to be Exported, Export the File System, and Verify the Exported File System

    • Configure the file system to be exported.
    • Export the file system.
    • Verify the file system was exported.
  4. Challenge

    Add the NFS Client Utilities to the Client Server (Server2) and Mount the File System

    • Install the NFS client utilities.
    • Mount the NFS file system.
    • Verify the mounted file system.
  5. Challenge

    Check the Mount Statistics

    • Verify there are no errors in the mount statistics.

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