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nfs mounting

Hi Admins,

 

I want to nfs mount from hpux 11.31 solaris. Configuration done ,but  mounting is failing in solaris . Log file show solaris not able to connect source server. I think ports are not open in firewall.

 

Please guide me which ports should to be opened in firewall level  .

 

And i think i need to modify /etc/default/nfs with port details.

 

Please suggest

 

Server : HPUX 11.31

 

Regards

himacs

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Re: nfs mounting

HP-UX 11.31 allows you to specify a port number for the nfs services by adding a variable to the /etc/default/nfs file. This may be helpful for configuring NFS and you need to know what ports to open to allow traffic through a firewall or other packet filtering device. rpc.mountd , rpc.statd and rpc.lockd are the most common ones you would configure for HP-UX 11.31 NFS V2 or V3.

 

The following is an example of the syntax for specifying a port for rpc.mountd :


MOUNTD_PORT=15002 

After the nfs services are started, you should see the following:


# rpcinfo -p | grep mountd 
    100005    1   udp  15002  mountd 
    100005    1   tcp  15002  mountd 
    100005    2   udp  15002  mountd 
    100005    2   tcp  15002  mountd 
    100005    3   udp  15002  mountd 
    100005    3   tcp  15002  mountd

 

 

Notice that by default, and as long as the port numbers have not been assigned in the /etc/default/nfs file, the port numbers will continue to be allocated at random. 

 

Regards,
Pradeep

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