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Learning RHEL Networking by Andrew Mallett

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Hosting NFSv4 behind a firewall

When you access the NFS server using v4 of the protocol on both the client and server, the firewall configuration is quite simple with only the TCP port 2049 required to be opened. The default firewall daemon on RHEL 7 is firewalld and is managed from the command line using firewall-cmd.

We have been running the standard firewall for our demonstrations thus far just opening the one additional port 2049, as detailed in the lab overview earlier in this section.

We can list the current firewall configuration using the following command:

$ sudo firewall-cmd --list-all

The output is shown in the following screenshot:

Hosting NFSv4 behind a firewall

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