kyleodonnell-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Thu Nov 5 19:26:38 UTC 2009
There havent been any nfs related vulnerabilities in quite some time.
The security concerns may be related to uid conflicts between servers,
but if you use nis/ldap and configure your exports appropriately nfs
is perfectly secure...unless you are worried about unencrypted traffic
over the wire.
On 11/5/09, Matthew Godycki <mcg2-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org> 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
> server clusters). Since I'm looking for an infrastructure solution, NFS
> 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 ;)
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