NFS Protocol

Protocol Description

The Network File System (NFS) protocol is used for creating file sharing services for primarily UNIX/Linux systems. Typically, the protocol is deployed to provide central storage over a local network.

Full Name

Network File System

Abbreviation

NFS

Known Ports

  • UDP 2049 - NFS UDP port.
  • TCP 2049 - NFS TCP port.
  • UDP 111 - Port mapper UDP port used by NFS.
  • TCP 111 - Port mapper TCP port used by NFS.

Category

File Server

External Resources

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