How to configure a system as an NFSv3 server which sits behind a firewall with NFS clients outside of the firewall?

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  • Cannot connect to my NFS server which sits behind a firewall.
  • How to assign permanent ports to NFS services?
  • How to bind RPC services, which are related to NFS, to a static port?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • NFS version 3

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