Lesson 6

Date: 2/22/2017
Network File System (NFS)
Linux System Administration


NFSv4 daemons
  • In NFSv4, mount, quota, locking, and NFS are all included in the same protocol and service.
  • The rpcbind is unnecessary to run. However, it may be helpful for troubleshoting and diagnostic purposes.

  • NFSv4 server daemons
    rpcbind (unnecessary)
    rpc.mountd handles the initial mount requests
    rpc.nfsd or [rpc.nfsd] handles data streaming
    rpc.idmapd handles user and group mapping


  • NFS client daemons
    rpcbind (unnecessary)
    rpc.idmapd




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