NFS Server share /var/cache/yum?

agraham agraham at
Fri Mar 15 11:03:04 UTC 2013

On 03/15/2013 10:36 AM, Frank Murphy wrote:
> Trying to replace an NAS with a PC.
> Figured I'd check before creating
> Having looked at:
> How can I share on the NFS server /var/cache/yum.
> so it will be available as a local(nfs) cache
> to all fedora boxes\vm's
> as root shares are discouraged.
> Server will  have the following hd for shares /sdc 1tb raid1
> (Hope I explained it clear enough, a problem of mine)

I do this no problem, you should probably share the NFS server as 
read-only and also mount it as read-only from the VMs. This will also 
improve caching.

If you have a lot of VMs, you may consider an auto mounter.


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