FC8 and NFS service

Todd Denniston Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil
Wed Feb 20 19:52:09 UTC 2008

Bill Davidsen wrote, On 02/20/2008 02:32 PM:
> I am trying to replace a bunch of NFS servers with new machines running 
> FC8. The NFS server is doing some kind of evil security check which was 
> not present in FC1, causing connection rejects like "invalid port 
> XXXXXX" messages. Since the port works against the FC1 server, and there 
> are 120-140 clients per server, running various operating systems, the 
> solution lies in telling the NFS service to stop doing the unwanted 
> security check and treat anything coming through iptables as valid.
> Has someone a thought on this? Changing clients isn't going to happen, 
> and it seems the Solaris NFS server works (or the upgrade from FC1 might 
> be dropped).

Does this help?

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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