NFS question - which is the server
wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Tue Dec 12 11:13:14 PST 2006
In response to David Banning <david+dated+1166380924.a0d38f at skytracker.ca>:
> I have a FBSD box servering several users. We want to mount a stand-alone
> FBSD box to access the files on it. I am thinking NFS.
> When installing NFS, the stand-alone box would be the NFS server, correct?
> And multi-user box would be the NFS client?
You're question is worded somewhat ambiguously. I'm unclear as to which
server is doing what, however:
* The server that _has_ the files will be the NFS server.
* Any system that accesses those files across the network is an NFS client.
Hope that helps.
Collaborative Fusion Inc.
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