Mounting a remote Linux File System

Steve Searle steve at
Fri Jun 15 12:22:58 UTC 2007

Around 01:17pm on Friday, June 15, 2007 (UK time), Matthew Benjamin scrawled:

> What is the best way to mount a remote network share on a local Linux server
> (FC3) from a remote Linux (FC3) server.  Say is my local server
> and I want to mount a remote share /mnt/backup_share onto it from the remote
> server  What is the mount command to do it. (These are not real
> IPs.)

mount -t nfs /some/local/directory/name

Make sure they remote server is running NFS, and its firewall allows
remote access.



A:  Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q:  Why is top-posting a bad thing?

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