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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Name

nfsd

Synopsis

rpc.nfsd [options] n

System administration command. Launch n kernel threads for the Network File System (NFS) kernel module. The threads will handle client filesystem requests. By default, only one thread is launched. Most systems require eight or more, depending on the number of NFS clients using the system. Use nfsstat to check NFS performance.

Option

-H hostname, --host hostname

Specify the hostname or address that will accept NFS requests. The default is to accept on all addresses.

-N version, --no-nfs-version version

Do not provide support for the specified NFS version. By default support is provided for versions 2, 3, and 4.

-p port, --port hostname

Listen for NFS requests on port instead of the default port 2049.

-T, --no-tcp

Do not accept TCP requests.

-U, --no-udp

Do not accept UDP requests.

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