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Administering an NFS server can be a challenge. Many options, including quite a few not mentioned in this chapter, are available for exporting NFS filesystems or mounting them as a client. Consult these sources of information for more details.
/usr/share/doc/nfs-utils-<version-number> — Covers the way NFS is implemented in Linux, including a look at various NFS configurations and their impact on file transfer performance.
The following man pages are very helpful:
mount — Contains a comprehensive look at mount options for both NFS server and client configurations.
fstab — Gives details for the format of the /etc/fstab file used to mount filesystems at system boot.
nfs — Provides detail on NFS-specific filesystem export and mount options.
exports — Shows common options used in the /etc/exports file when exporting NFS filesystems.
Managing NFS and NIS by Hal Stern, Mike Eisler, and Ricardo Labiaga; O'Reilly & Associates — Makes an excellent reference guide for the many different NFS export and mount options available.
NFS Illustrated by Brent Callaghan; Addison-Wesley Publishing Company — Provides comparisons of NFS to other network filesystems and shows, in detail, how NFS communication occurs.