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# 1  
Old 10-08-2009
share directory from linux to unix

hello,Smilie
I want to share a directory from Linux server to Unix server, i did it before for Unix servers only ,
first server:
share -F nfs /backup

second server:
mount -F nfs 192.1.1.208:/backup /

but i can't find share command in linux, we tried to use samba but it doesn't works.

any one knows how to do it.
# 2  
Old 10-08-2009
It is exportfs in debian, and not "share".

Code:
exportfs IP:Dir_Of_FileSystem_To_Export

exportfs 192.168.1.1:/mnt

Which linux distribution you are speaking about ?!
# 3  
Old 10-08-2009
In Linux there isn't a 'share' command. Instead, edit the /etc/exports file per your requirements, and then reload the NFS server, eg
Code:
/etc/init.d/nfsserver reload

# 4  
Old 10-08-2009
we are using ubuntu distribution, and it doesn't have exportfs command ..
# 5  
Old 10-08-2009
In ubuntu, the procedure is.

1. Install nfs-kernel-server as
Code:
sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-server

2. Edit /etc/exports
( check the examples there & do like that. )

3. Restart the nfs-kernel-server as
Code:
/etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server restart

Not tested, but would work. Let us know.
# 6  
Old 10-20-2009
sorry for late , i was busy ..it works now thanks... this what i have done..

=== in linux ( 192.1.1.208)
Code:
 sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-server
 sudo chmod 777 /backup 
 sudo exportfs 10.2.128.18:/backup/

we removed the read only option from Webmin nfs export module, and we found that the /etc/exports edited by this line.
Code:
/export/backup  (rw)


=== in Unix (10.2.128.18)
Code:
mount -F nfs -o vers=3 192.1.1.208:/backup /NWBackup

hope it helps....

Last edited by zaxxon; 10-20-2009 at 07:45 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 10-20-2009
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