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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Accessing files via an NFS share
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2003 13:31:41 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kaplan, Andrew H. [mailto:AHKAPLAN@PARTNERS.ORG]
>
>... What I was 
>thinking of doing
>is adding 
>the server to an NIS domain, and mounting an NFS drive onto 
>the system. I
>would then move the files from the local drive to the NFS 
>share. The idea
>here is the
>NFS share is larger than the local drive, and the server that is the
>exporting that share gets backed up every night. Is this possible?

Sure, apache doesn't care where the files actually are stored. As long
as they are readable by the apache user, all will be well. There are
caveats concerning using NFS with apache - mostly to do with access to
logfiles, certificates, config files etc. These things need to be
accessible quickly and reliably or overall server performance will be
degraded. NFS mounted data files should be OK so long as the NFS is
reliable and not too prone to latency problems.

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
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