Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 5 Jun 2006
mount.nfs, mount.nfs4 - mount a Network File System
mount.nfs remotetarget dir [-rvVwfnsh ] [-o options]
is a part of
utilities package, which provides NFS client functionality.
is meant to be used by the
command for mounting NFS shares. This subcommand, however, can also be used as a standalone command with limited functionality.
is a server share usually in the form of
is the directory on which the file system is to be mounted.
Under Linux 2.6.32 and later kernel versions,
can mount all NFS file system versions. Under earlier Linux kernel versions,
must be used for mounting NFSv4 file systems while
must be used for NFSv3 and v2.
Mount file system readonly.
Mount file system read-write.
Fake mount. Don't actually call the mount system call.
Do not update
By default, an entry is created in
for every mounted file system. Use this option to skip making an entry.
Tolerate sloppy mount options rather than fail.
Print help message.
For further information please refer
file system table
table of mounted file systems
Configuration file for NFS mounts
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