Secure NFS (sNFS) on 4-Stable: has somebody succeeded?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue May 11 11:39:24 PDT 2004

On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 08:59:55PM +0900, Rob wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to have secure NFS on my FreeBSD-4-Stable PC, where
> a secure tunnel is used for the NFS connection.
> There seems to be only one webpage for this:
> First step is to install sec_rpc-1.54.tar.gz, which already
> fails for me.
> I have upgraded perl from ports, to no avail; and I'm awaiting
> response from the author of this package.
> The webpage suggests it should work for FreeBSD, but there's no
> evidence. So I'm wondering if another FreeBSD-4.X user has been
> successful in having sNFS installed.
> If yes, then how to compile the sec_rpc package?

Since I already responded to you yesterday, you're going to have to
provide more information than last time.  You could start by
explaining precisely what "to no avail" means, e.g. what errors are
you receiving?

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