NFS alternatives?

Chris F.A. Johnson chris-E7bvbYbpR6jSUeElwK9/Pw at
Thu Nov 5 19:15:26 UTC 2009

On Thu, 5 Nov 2009, Matthew Godycki wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I have a situation at work that is ideally solved by use of NFS (need for
> a single logical file system underpinning a variety of servers and application
> server clusters).  Since I'm looking for an infrastructure solution, NFS seems
> like the perfect fit.
> However, as I understand it, over the years there have been various 
> concerns about security and vulnerabilities associated with NFS.
> Are there any alternatives to NFS out there that provide the same type of
> service, but, without the security concerns?  I'm working with our network
> and system admin folks but want to make sure I do some of my own
> digging around as well, to be more educated in my chats with them ;)

   I use sshfs.

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