NFS Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the 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



Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
UDP 2049 40%
TCP 111 26%
TCP 2049 24%
UDP 111 9%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 111 - SUN Remote Procedure Call
  • UDP 111 - SUN Remote Procedure Call
  • TCP 2049 - Network File System - Sun Microsystems
  • UDP 2049 - Network File System - Sun Microsystems


File Server

External Resources

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