NFS Share Connection Instructions


  1. To connect to NFS Share, you must have received the following connection information from DIT Storage Service Staff: 

    • Details on your export are below:

      NFS Servername: nfs.isip01.nas.umd.edu:/deptc-share
      Mount Path: nfs.isip01.nas.umd.edu:/deptc-share
      Description:   Description Here
      Clients:  Clients list
      Hard Quota Threshold: 10,000GB
      Snapshots:  2020-02-17 12:00:13
      Replication:  2020-02-16 12:13:40
      Backups: Every day every 12 hours

    • The share will appear in your dashboard:
      Illustration of the NSF Storage Listings from the customer dashboard
    • In share details, you will see the NFS connection string, as well as the network access control list you specified at registration time:

      Connection string for NFS: nfs.isip01.nas.umd.edu:/abc-prod-share
      Illustration for a connection String for NFS

  2. You can run these sample NFS mount commands from hosts that have been permitted to mount the NFS export:

    • Linux

      mount -t nfs -o vers=4,tcp,rw,hard,intr,timeo=600,retrans=2,rsize=131072,wsize=524288 <server>:<path> <mount location>

    • Solaris

      mount -o vers=4,proto=tcp <server>:<path> <mount location>

    • Mac OS X

      mount -t nfs -o vers=4,proto=tcp <server>:<path> <mount location>