Setting Up NFS client

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  • #4685
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    Budgie

    Please could I have some help with setting up an NFS share from my NAS. As a guess I tried Control Centre>Shares>Connectshares but couldn’t see any shares on my lan. Symptom of a firewall issue possibly but I cannot find where to open ports etc. Sorry to be a dunce. Did a search on this site using firewall as keyword and nothing came up.

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    You might consider performing a general websearch: “nfs firewall port”
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    You might scroll up, click FAQ then click Connectshares
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    You might visit antixlinux.com and click WIKI then scroll down and click link to video: “Find and Mount Network Shares (includes updated connectshares info)”
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    You might visit antixlinux.com and click MX/antiX Wiki then type “NFS” into searchbox and read https://mxlinux.org/wiki/networking/nfs
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    You might refer to the topic in tips-n-trick subforum: https://www.antixforum.com/forums/topic/remote-share-access-connectshares-v-file-manager/
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    You might click Old Forum Archive in the forum header navlinks dropdown, and search oldforums archive via duckgo:
    NFS
    connectshares

    #4693
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    Hi skidoo and thanks for the many suggestions. Sorry I didn’t make myself clear. As the tips and tricks subforum advice suggests, finding no shares using connectshares could indicate firewall blocking, however when I enter firewall in the search box I get nothing. What I am looking for is a gui for configuring the firewall not which ports to use. Strange nothing came up on the search for “firewall”. I guess knowing where to look is what I am needing to learn with a new (for me) system.

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    when I enter firewall in the search box I get nothing.

    Yep, I heard that part, loooooud and clear

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    #4702
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    caprea
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    The gui is in antix-controlcenter, under network
    called gufw.

    #4710
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    Budgie
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    The gui is in antix-controlcenter, under network
    called gufw.

    Hi caprea and thanks for the further help. I assume that would be the graphical interface for uncomplicated firewall. Sadly it is not in control centre>network> or anywhere else. Seems it is not installed. I cannot follow skidoo’s graphic help but meanwhile I have again tried the Find Shares in Configure ConnectShares and this time all my lan shares are there. (Magic?) Now I can follow the guides previously suggested by skidoo. Thanks to you both once more.

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    Yep, I forgot you are using base, it’s maybe one of those things that are not installed.

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