NFS and NIS Interaction with Network Firewalls

(Doc ID 1175804.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In order to plan and troubleshoot NFS in the presence of network firewalls, it is vital to understand how NFS network ports operate for NFS v2, v3 and v4.

For the complete NFS documentation, see the System Administration Guide: Network Services and the following man pages: nfs(4), lockd(1M), statd(1M), mount_nfs(1M), nfsd(1M), nfs4cbd(1M), nfsmapid(1M), mount_nfs(1M), mountall(1M),  mountd(1M), umount(2), mnttab(4), fsattr(5), nfssec(5), automount(1M), automountd(1M), autofs(4), mount_cachefs(1M)


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