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Deploy an NFS Server

In this Hands-On Lab, you will deploy an NFS server, create shares, and then learn to mount them manually and automatically based on course objectives.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 30m
Clock icon Oct 22, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install and configure NFS server software

    Using the appropriate commands, install what is required for the NFS Server. Then configure it if required.

  2. Challenge

    Explore the NFS server configuration files

    Examine the configurations files for use with NFS.

  3. Challenge

    Disable SELinux (not an LPIC-2 objective) if it is active

    While it's not an objective for the LPIC-2 exam, you should disable SELinux on your cloud server. Check to ensure that SELinux is disabled.

  4. Challenge

    Enable and start the server process

    Using the correct commands, enable and then start the services as needed.

  5. Challenge

    Install and configure client utilities

    As required, install and configure the client utilities.

  6. Challenge

    Create mount point on our client and test mount the share

    This server can be both a server and a client. Mount the client on a mount point.

  7. Challenge

    Add persisitant configuration so the share is mounted on reboot of the client

    Do the tasks required to create a persistent configuration that will mount the share on a system start or restart.

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