KB045282 – Managing NFS in Houston UI

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Managing NFS in Houston UI


This article will cover creating and managing NFS shares in the Houston UI


  • 45 Drives Storinator with a configured storage array
  • Houston UI installed and accessible via a web browser [SER.VER.I.P:9090]
  • ZFS Cockpit Dependencies installed


  • In the Houston UI, navigate to the ZFS + File Sharing tab. To move forward with creating a NFS shares, the pool will need to already be configured. For this example, we have a pool named tank. Click the Create Filesystem button. If filesystem is already created Select the option button beside the filsystem and select “Configure Filesystem”

  • In the window that has been opened, click the NFS Share Radio Button, and click configure to enable the share
    • The default “NFS options” will suffice for most cases


  • Open firewall port for NFS server, select the NFS3 service if you need to connect via NFSv3


  • Verify that the shares is active with “showmount -e”

  • Mount share on another server to ensure access


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