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Finding Remote Network File Systems

Using a Network Files System (NFS) is a common method for sharing drive space on UNIX-like systems such as Linux.

Although relatively easy to configure, it's also easy to forget the NFS mounts of several systems on a large network.

Here's an easy remedy:

If you know the hostname of a remote system, use the command

"showmount -e hostname"

to list the NFS mounts available from that machine.


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