SUMMARY2: Re-exporting NFS-mounted filesystem

From: Guenter Millahn (Guenter.Millahn@Informatik.TU-Cottbus.DE)
Date: Wed Jul 26 2000 - 08:51:41 CDT

Dear Sun Managers,

some other persons pointet out the same fact. Thanks to all of them.

Imre made an additional remark that Linux can do the job (I didn't
verify this). That's the reasen I make this 2nd summary:

Imre Kolos wrote:
> Yep, Solaris does not do this.
> But, AFAIK, the LINUX (RedHat) nfsd can do the trick.

My personal thanks for answers from:
Casper Dik <>
Tom Crummey <>
"Bruce R. Zimmer" <> (Imre Kolos)

----- Forwarded message from Guenter Millahn <Guenter.Millahn@Informatik.TU-Cottbus.DE> -----

Dear list subscribers,

I got one answer from Casper Dik (thanks Casper!) which was
extremely clear ;-)

>> No, you cannot do this.
>> Casper

My original question was:
> is it possible to re-export a nfs-mounted filesystem to
> enable to mount it to another machine?
> Machine1: NFS-Server, exports to machine2, has fs local mounted
> Machine2: NFS-Client and NFS-Server, exports fs to machine 3
> Machine3: NFS-Client, nfs-mounting fs (r/o)
> Disk ---> Machine1 ---> Machine2 ---> Machine3 (can see disk)
> How can I do this? All machines are Suns (SS20) with Solaris 2.6

Best wishes, Guenter

----- End forwarded message -----

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