This guide describes the instructions to configure NFS as Alluxio’s under storage system.
Configure Alluxio to use under storage systems by modifying
conf/alluxio-site.properties. If it does not exist, create the configuration file from the
cp conf/alluxio-site.properties.template conf/alluxio-site.properties
Assuming the NFS clients are co-located with Alluxio nodes, all the NFS shares are mounted at
/mnt/nfs, the following environment variable assignment needs to be added to
Running Alluxio with NFS
Run the following command to start Alluxio filesystem.
./bin/alluxio format ./bin/alluxio-start.sh local
To verify that Alluxio is running, you can visit
http://localhost:19999, or see the log in the
Run a simple example program:
Visit your NFS volume to verify the files and directories created by Alluxio exist. For this test, you should see files named like:
Stop Alluxio by running: