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Managing Network File Systems in Oracle Solaris 11.1     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Managing Network File Systems (Overview)

What's New With the NFS Service

Significant Changes in This Release

Significant Changes in Earlier Releases

NFS Terminology

NFS Servers and Clients

NFS File Systems

About the NFS Service

About Autofs

Features of the NFS Service

NFS Version 2 Protocol

NFS Version 3 Protocol

NFS Version 4 Protocol

Controlling NFS Versions

NFS ACL Support



Overview of NFS Over RDMA

Network Lock Manager and NFS

NFS Large File Support

NFS Client Failover

Kerberos Support for the NFS Service

WebNFS Support

RPCSEC_GSS Security Flavor

Solaris 7 Extensions for NFS Mounting

Security Negotiation for the WebNFS Service

NFS Server Logging

Autofs Features

2.  Network File System Administration (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Network File Systems (Reference)


Chapter 1

Managing Network File Systems (Overview)

This chapter provides an overview of the NFS service, which can be used to access file systems over the network. The chapter includes a discussion of the concepts necessary to understand the NFS service and a description of the latest features in NFS and autofs.

Note - If your system has zones enabled and you want to use this feature in a non-global zone, see Oracle Solaris 11.1 Administration: Oracle Solaris Zones, Oracle Solaris 10 Zones, and Resource Management for more information.