On Thu, 31 Oct 1996, Ken Hardy wrote:
> NFS can use TCP (that's been mentioned, right?). Don't know about its
> TCP port usage firsthand, though. Use IPSec, SSL, VPNs, or whatever
> (availability will vary) with NFS/TCP, and you overcome some of the
> main wide-wooly-internet security issues of NFS. But you'll still be
> trusting the remote system to authenticate the user.
Not, apparently, with Kerberized NFS. IPSEC NFS should not rely on the
remote system for authentication either.
Todd Graham Lewis Linux! Core Engineering
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