How to Install the Network File System (NFS) on ubuntu server 20.04
Network File System (NFS) is a distributed filesystem protocol that allows clients to access remote files and directories as if they are available on the local system
You will need two Ubuntu systems: one as a central NFS server and another as a client.
Host - 192.168.1.160 Client - - 192.168.1.161
Follow these steps to install NFS:
Step 1 : First, we need to install the NFS server
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-server
Step 2 : Create the directories to be shared
sudo mkdir /var/nfs
Step 3 : Add this directory to NFS exports under /etc/exports
sudo nano /etc/exports
Step 4 : Add the following line to /etc/exports
Step 5 : Save and close the exports file. Now, restart the NFS service
sudo service nfs-kernel-server restart
Step 6 : Next, we need to configure the client system to access NFS shares.
Step 7 : Create a mount point for NFS shares.
Step 8 : Install the nfs-common package on the client side:
sudo apt-get install nfs-common sudo mkdir -p /var/nfsshare
Step 9 : Mount the NFS shared directory on the newly-created mount point:
sudo mount 192.168.1.160:/var/nfs /var/nfsshare
Step 10 : Confirm the mounted share with the following command
mount -t nfs
Step 11 : Now, change the directory to /var/nfsshare, and you are ready to use NFS.