Chapter 4 Accessing Appliance Shares Over the NFS and SMB Protocols

This chapter describes how to access shares that you create on client VMs over the NFS and SMB protocols by using a standard mount command.

For example, you would mount an NFS share as follows:

# mount appliance_ip:share_path destination_path

See Oracle® Linux 7: Managing File Systems for more information about configuring NFS.

Note

Starting with Oracle Linux 7 Update 3, the installation image does not install NFS packages by default. To mount NFS shares on this release, you must install the nfs-utils package on the client:

# yum install -y nfs-utils

If you are mounting an SMB share, type the following command:

# mount -t cifs -o guest //server_address/share_name mountpoint

See Oracle® Linux 7: Managing File Systems for more information about configuring SMB.

If you want to make automount directories available, such as /net, you must first install the autofs package.