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For example, we have:

  • Server A with 30 Gb disk space
  • Server B with 500 Gb disk space. It has /media folder (100 Gb - it's more, than whole A server disk space)

I want to mount /media on server A. Will it be ok? If I want to mount 100 Gb folder via NFS, should I have 100 Gb free space on my server?

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One has nothing to do with the other. There's no particular reason a server should have local free space to mount NFS volumes.

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So, it will work fine? – Antonio Nov 4 '13 at 6:45
Yes, it will. Why wouldn't it? – David Schwartz Nov 4 '13 at 8:08

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