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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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NFS Client Configuration

To configure your host as an NFS client (to acquire remote files or directories), you need to ensure that you have the nfs-common package installed, to be able to access NFS shares. After you’ve installed this, edit the /etc/fstab file as you would to mount any local file system. However, instead of using a device name to be mounted (such as /dev/sda1), enter the remote hostname and the desired file system to be imported. For example, one entry might look like this:

# Device             Mount Point  Type  Options       Freq Passyourhost:/home/share  /export/share   none   nfs  0    0

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If you use autofs on your system, you need to use proper autofs entries for your remote NFS mounts. ...

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