Last updated on MAY 27, 2016
Applies to:Linux OS - Version 2.4 and later
*** Reviewed for relevance 2013-05-09 ***
NFSv4 is not just a simple protocol evolution of NFSv3. It has been fully redesigned to overcome the limitations of its predecessors. As a consequence it works in a different way.
This Note will make some comparisons between NFSv4 and NFSv3, and introduce how to migrate from NFSv3 to NFSv4.
NFSv4 requires a naming service, such as Network Information Service (NIS) or LDAP, for ID mapping
It is assumed that you have a working NIS or LDAP service on your network. This note does not describe how to set up the NIS or LDAP service.
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