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    Hi is portmapper and rpcbind are same? Can anybody tell me why we are using it?

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    Yes both are same.In short,portmapper sits between NFS-Server and Client with assigned pre-defined ports. Thus when client request comes in,portmapper knows where the nfs-server is and hands over the request there.
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