LKBEN11510: You need to open ports on your firewall for NFS communication


You need to open ports on your firewall for NFS network communication.


There is a firewall between your clients and your linux servers


The following port are used for NFS communication and need to be open:

  • TCP and UDP 111
  • TCP and UDP 2049

After opening these ports you should be able to communication with your samba or windows servers.

Have fun.



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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 18/06/2021 | Comment: