The Network File System
he Network File System (NFS) is a standard method for sharing files and directories on networks with UNIX-based operating systems. Other operating systems include methods to join NFS networks. Even Microsoft recognizes the importance of NFS, with its Microsoft Services for NFS.
Although NFS Version 4 (NFSv4) is preferred for its security, Solaris 11 supports client and server versions of NFS Version 2 (NFSv2) and NFS Version 3 (NFSv3). Backward compatibility is often important in the enterprise. Linux users should ...