NFS

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Networked File System NFS is a integral part of how our UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems communicate with each other. We utilize both NFSv2 and NFSv3 protocols and do not at this time provide support for NFSv4. However, for v2 and v3 unlike CIFS they do not have any authentication other than IP based host authentication. This means many of our core file systems are very restricted to who they can be mounted by.

For almost all our users NFS volumes will be automatically mounted via the Automounter including almost all home directories, web and ftp file systems.