How To Set Up an NFS Mount on CentOS


Download NFS utils and libs

sudo yum install nfs-utils nfs-utils-lib

Add sharing points to exports file

sudo vi /etc/exports

Add one sharing point per line, sharing /media/data and /mount to specific network range will look like:


Starting the NFS server and enabling rpcbind

sudo systemctl enable nfs-server.service
sudo systemctl start nfs-server.service
sudo systemctl enable rpcbind
sudo systemctl start rpcbind


Download NFS utils

sudo yum install nfs-utils nfs-utils-lib

Verify available paths to mount on server

sudo showmount -e

Mount the source

sudo mkdir /media/data
sudo mount /media/data
sudo mount

Enable the mount on fstab

sudo vi /etc/fstab    

Add the recently created mount /media/data nfs rw,sync,hard,intr 0 0