Administering an NFS server can be a challenge. Many options, including
quite a few not mentioned in this chapter, are available for exporting
or mounting NFS shares. Consult the following sources for more
9.5.1. Installed Documentation
— Replace <version-number>
with the version number of the NFS package. This directory
contains a wealth of information about the NFS implementation for
Linux, including a look at various NFS configurations and their
impact on file transfer performance.
man mount — Contains a comprehensive
look at mount options for both NFS server and client
man fstab — Gives details for the
format of the /etc/fstab file used to
mount file systems at system boot.
man nfs — Provides detail on
NFS-specific file system export and mount options.
man exports — Shows common options
used in the /etc/exports file when
exporting NFS file systems.
9.5.2. Related Books
Managing NFS and NIS by Hal Stern, Mike
Eisler, and Ricardo Labiaga; O'Reilly & Associates — Makes
an excellent reference guide for the many different NFS export and
mount options available.
NFS Illustrated by Brent Callaghan;
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company — Provides comparisons of
NFS to other network file systems and shows, in detail, how NFS