NFS through Firewall
Stephan Eckner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
6 Jul 2001 08:41:35 GMT
Ian Mortimer <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I am wondering if it and makes sense to put a firewall between two
>> networks, that has to accept NFS-traffic in both directions.
> Sure it makes sense and is a good way to protect NFS servers.
> However the number and variability of ports used by NFS makes
> it difficult without a helper module.
>> Has anybody done this an could give me a configuration example?
> There's an rpc module in the kernel patches. I haven't tried it and
> don't know any more about it but I assume you add it with patch-o-matic
> and rebuild your kernel.
I'm afraid, an rpc module would only work on the NFS Server itself,
but not on a different machine thats routing.
But I'll have a look at it :)
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