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Re: [vox-tech] adventures in NFS land



On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 03:49:05PM -0700, Aaron King wrote:
> Pete,
> 
> Is there a way to configure NFS if you're not root?  Although I have root
> priveleges on my home machines, I do not on the machines at work (which are the
> only ones accessible to the internet, since I have a strong firewall at home).
> Would it be possible for me to, say, use NFS to mount (from home) a subdirectory
> of my $HOME on a machine at work?  (Does that even make sense?)

You need root both to export the directory and to mount it. See my other post
for why NFS over the net is a bad idea.

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