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How to Setup NFS Server on AWS EC2

This tutorial explains how to set up a highly available NFS server that can be used as storage solution (NAS – networked attached storage) for a cluster of web server instances that are being load balanced by a load balancer , for example ELB . If you have a web server cluster with two or more instances that serve the same web site contents, then these instances must access the same amount of data so that each one serves the same data, no matter if the load balancer directs the user to instance 1 or instance n. This can be achieved with an NFS share on an NFS server that all web server instances (the NFS clients) can access. Read more…