How to mount an NFS shared directory on the local Linux machine?

Many times in organizations, data is located on the server which employess/users need to access by mounting the network shared directory to the local system and then they can access the data located on the server.

So, first of all we need to find out the network shared directory by using the commands below:-

showmount -e Server-IP

showmount -e

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After this, we'll need to mount the network shared directory to the local system as below:-

mount -t nfs /mnt

The command above will mount the network shared NFS directory to our local system and then we'll be able to access the data on the server as below:-

cd /mnt
ls -al

Then we'll see all the data which is accessible by the user in the /usrdata directory.

Sachin Thursday 31 October 2013 - 07:33 am | | Default

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