Setting up an NFS Server and Client on Debian 9 (Stretch)

howtoforge logoThis guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Debian 9 (Stretch). NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk. In this Tutorial I will show you two different NFS exports, the export of a client directory that stores files as user nobody / nogroup without preserving filesystem permissions and a export of the /var/www directory which preserves permissions and ownerships of files, as required on a hosting server setup.

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