What linux lacks most - a decent remote fs
Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak
mjc at avtechpulse.com
Wed Mar 26 13:09:09 UTC 2008
Neal Becker wrote:
> I used unix/linux for many years. In the past we've used nfs. But nfsv3
> has no (useful) authentication. Anyone can setup a rogue machine and
> pretend to be any uid/gid.
> I understand that nfsv4 was supposed to fix that. Looking at the docs I
> could find, it appears I'll never live long enough to understand how to set
> that up, and I haven't yet found the idiot's guide to setting up nfsv4 with
> For now I'm using cifs. That's pretty sad.
> I've glanced at afs, but there's no Fedora package.
Mmm... I dream of an easy-to-use remote fs with automagical local caching...
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