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Re: Best network filesystem for a bleeding edge, pure linux environment?

On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:28:07 -0500
"Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <bss@iguanasuicide.net> wrote:

> On 2011-03-17 14:08:29 Celejar wrote:
> >I want to set up a network filesystem to share files between several
> >linux systems (Debian & OpenWrt).  Judging from what I see on the list
> >and elsewhere, NFS stills seems to be the standard, but I am aware that
> >newer options are available, e.g. Coda and OpenAFS.  Since I don't need
> >any legacy or non-linux support, should I try one of those, or just
> >stick with NFS?
> Already using Kerberos everywhere?  If not, don't bother with AFS.  I'm not 
> sure about Coda, but I think it is the same situation.

Would you mind elaborating a bit?  Are you talking about security,
authentication, encryption?
> NFS (v4 if you can) is still the "go-to" for accessing a file system across a 
> network connection.  (NBD, iSCSI, and ATAoE all operate underneath a file 
> system, you might be able to use them with a cluster-aware file system for 
> sharing, but double-mounting a normal file system is a no-no.)


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