[plug] Named nfs exports?

Jason Nicholls jason at mindsocket.com.au
Mon Jan 10 21:48:55 WST 2011

Perhaps use can remount the new filesystems in the old location, i.e. by
using "mount --bind /new_mount /old_mount"

e.g: mount --bind /server/backups /raid1

I do this for a reason I can't even remember now - perhaps cause a symlink
wasn't sufficient for some reason ...

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Brad Campbell <brad at fnarfbargle.com> wrote:

> G'day all,
> I've got a largeish network that was built around a set of exports on a
> central server :
> /raid1
> /raid2
> /raid3
> /raid4
> Is there any way I can re-arrange the server and relocate the mounted
> filesystems without reconfiguring the clients? For a dumb example, something
> like
> /raid1  - > /server/backups
> /raid2  -> /server/media
> /raid3  -> /server/work
> /raid4  -> /server/archives
> With CIFS and Samba it's a piece of cake, you just change smb.conf and the
> clients are none the wiser. I've just not managed to find a way to do
> something similar with NFS.
> I could just migrate the clients to CIFS I suppose, but seeing as it's a
> purely Linux network, I know NFS/UDP is more efficient and it's just easier
> to manage with user mapping.
> Suggestions really welcome, I'm at a total loss.
> Regards,
> Brad
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Jason Nicholls
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