Tuesday, March 04, 2008
File Sharing via NFS
The usual reason for running an NFS server is that you want to share files with other UNIX or Linux systems. You might do this to share static files, such as program binary files—for instance, you might store large programs on a server and allow computers with smaller hard disks to run those large programs via NFS. Another common use of NFS is to provide a centralized server for user changeable files—rather than place users' home directories on their own workstations, you can place them on a centralized server.read more..