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Re: Downgrading the priority of nfs-utils

On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 10:17:55AM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Goswin" == Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
>     Goswin> But wouldn't you be surprised if "mount -tnfs server:/path
>     Goswin> /local/path" suddenly wouldn't work anymore in a fresh
>     Goswin> install?
> Not really, no.
> I would be more surprised if it did work. NFS has a reputation of
> being insecure.

Thinking of NFSv2 here, aren't we?

> I am not aware of any organisations, big/small, that use NFS any more
> except on restricted sets of computers.

Then they should take a look at NFSv3 and/or NFSv4. In combination with
kerberos authentication, they're pretty secure.

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