About remove nfs filesharing support

Rodrigo Belém rclbelem at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 02:13:55 GMT 2010

On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 8:55 PM, Trever Fischer
<tdfischer at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday, December 28, 2010 07:45:09 pm Markus Slopianka wrote:
>> Just for the  record: I'm totally in favor of removing NFS support.
>> In its current form it's a security risk. root rights? No way!
>> IIRC NFS is also no encrypted, making it easy to intercept file
>> transmissions.
> NFS can be encrypted with kerberos. Without kerberos, nfs is super easy to
> configure.
>  Samba is (often) a huge headache to configure compared to nfs, but is
> a bit more secure.

Samba comes pre-configured in most distributions and the "net
usershare" cmd line tool makes filesharing really easy.

> Basically, quick, easy, and secure file sharing on Linux is broken. An
> alternative is needed, but I'm against removing NFS features.

I'm in favor of remove nfs for now, add webdav support and add a
secure nfs filesharing.

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