The NFS setups we’ve covered so far didn’t have any authentication or encryption setup. To some extent that wasn’t needed since NFS only works inside internal networks. However it is possible to setup authentication+encryption using Kerberos.
Kerberos is a network authentication protocol that’s designed to allow machines to securely authenticate one another over a public network. In a typical Kerberos setup, there is a single Kerberos server and lots of kerberos clients. The Kerberos server is often referred to as the KDC server, where KDC is […]