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Re: Is there a NFS alternative?



On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 05:53:40PM -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> On 2/7/07, Lamont Peterson <lamont gurulabs com> wrote:
> >On Wednesday 07 February 2007 01:27pm, Daniel Yek wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> It was a while ago when I read that NFS was difficult to secure with (the
> >> use of) ssh and iptables (or something like that).
> >>
> >> I really needed an alternative that works and can be made secure. Is GFS 
> >a
> >> suitable replacement for NFS? If not, what is the closest thing to NFS?
> >
> >Kerberized NFS, preferably NFS4.
> >
> It sounds like there are those of you who actually get NFS4 to work. I
> have tried twice on FC6, and have yet to succeed myself, just gave up
> and used NFS3. I opened a thread on the general mailing list about it
> but got no real help.

I am running NFS4 with kerberos since FC5 (maybe even earlier) with only minor
problems here and there. There is a problem with krb5 since 2.6.18 that
prevents multiple mounts (bugzilla #218330) in FC5/6 so you might have some
problems.


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