NFS ( Network File System ), is a circulated document framework convention that enables you to mount remote indexes on your server. This lets you oversee extra room in an alternate area and keep in touch with that space from various customers. NFS gives a generally brisk and simple approach to get to remote frameworks over a system and functions admirably in circumstances where the mutual assets will be gotten to normally.
In this post, We will install and configure NFS on ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04
NFS Server IP 192.168.0.10
NFS Client IP 192.168.0.11
Install NFS Server
To install NFS Server on ubuntu 16.04, Use the following commands with root privileges.
apt-get install nfs-kernel-server -y
Create NFS share Directory
To share any directory on NFS server, You need to create a directory by following the commands.
chown nobody:nogroup /mnt/nfs-share
Configure NFS Server with Shared Directory
To configure created diretory with NFS server use the following commands.
Add the given parameter.
Note If you share the nfs directory to specific network use the network id like this 192.168.0.0/24
Save and exit from vim editor
Restart the NFS Service
To get effect use the following commands.
systemctl restart nfs-kernel-server
NFS Server side configuration is completed.
NFS Client Configuration
You need to install NFS client packages with root privileges using the given commands.
apt-get install nfs-common -y
Create Mount Point
To get access on nfs shared directory in nfs client machine, You need to create or use any others directory, Use the given command to create a mount point directory.
mkdir -p /mnt/nfs
Mount the NFS network Directory
To temporary mount the nfs network directory use the given commands.
mount 192.168.0.10:/mnt/nfs-share /mnt/nfs
Verify the Mounted pointed using df -h commands