Generally you would only use NFS over a secure private network rather
than over the internet. Whilst it may be possible to use NFS over the
internet it is not a good idea to do so.
> On 5 February 2011 16:56, Oliver Pfaff <ollie at eillo.org> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>>> I run a webserver for my own email and some other stuff. For general
>> maintenance, backups and updates I've always used a combination SSH, FTP
>> and a web control panel.
>>>> At the moment im downloading some stuff off the server via a FTP as part
>> of a backup.
>>>> As ever theres no love lost between me and gFTP - weird behavior and the
>> occasional crash. Normally something like that is not so bad but I'm
>> backing up several years and Gigs worth of emails and I dont want ot be
>> wondering if its all in one piece.
>>>>>> Anyhow - I was wondering if NFS is a viable alternative. Has anyone done
>> this for a their webserver? Mostly I'm worried about the security aspect -
>> any tips?
>>>> For example theres a link showing you how to do it for Ubuntu but theres
>> no mention about security or password protection:
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