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Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, A by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 22. NFS: Sharing Filesystems

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The NFS (Network Filesystem) protocol, a UNIX de facto standard originally developed by Sun Microsystems, allows a server to share selected local directory hierarchies with client systems on a heterogeneous network. NFS runs on UNIX, DOS, Windows, VMS, Linux, and more. Files on the remote computer (the fileserver) appear as if they are present on the local system (the client). ...

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