[Samba] samba domain vs linux network security

mourik jan c heupink heupink at intech.unu.edu
Thu Nov 10 13:27:59 GMT 2005

> You have several options.  First, there are steps that you can take to
> improve NFS security somewhat, such as restricting it to particular IP
> addresses (although IP addresses can be spoofed).  Second, you can use
> NFSv4, which supports proper authentication.  Third, you can use an
> alternative means of sharing drives to Linux.  I've actually been
> using SMB to access my Linux server's drives from my Linux client, to
> avoid setting up a separate file-sharing service.  Several other
> options exist - including SSHFS (for more of a quick-and-dirty
> approach), AFS, and Coda, but I don't have experience with any of
> them.
Thanks very much for the feedback.

since nfs4 is NOT included in sles9 (apparently because it's acl code is 
not yet stable..?)  I will take look at the two alternatives you mention.

The feedback was very much appreciated.

Mourik Jan

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