Re: Downgrading the priority of nfs-utils
On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 10:17:55AM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Goswin" == Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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