Network File System (NFS) is a client/server system that enables users to access files across a network and treat them as though they are in a local file directory. An NFS server provides remote clients with access to its files by exporting the files that are mounted by the remote client and made available to the operating system and the user.
NFS is a great way to allow a system to share directories and files with other systems over a network. It enables users to access files on remote systems almost as though they were local files. Some of the advantages of NFS are as follows: