Re: can server directly access exported nfs dir ?
On Sun, Jun 03, 2012 at 04:19:09PM BST, dave selby wrote:
> I have a server that provides a nfs share to several computers on my
> network, I also want to back up this nfs share.
> Do I need to mount this share on the server itself before I access it
> for backup or is it OK to access it directly ?
> I am not sure how picks nfs is with respect to direct access of its
> exported shares
You can access the files directly from the server.
Direct access is always referable over NFS or any other transport
for that matter.