nfs (Network File System) created by Sun Microsystems. NFS allows a client system to access network files as if local.

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Error when attempting to mount NFSv4 file system

I am having a problem mounting an NFS v4 share on a RHEL6 system, when attempting to mount the file system with the command "mount -t nfs4 nfsserver:/home /media/home" I receive the following error ...
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Files not appearing immediately on remote system after SFTP put command

I'm encountering a bizarre issue. I'm sending files to a remote machine using SFTP's put command. However, even though my machine says the transfer is finished, the files don't appear immediately in ...
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rpcbind/nfs fails, failed to create RPC listeners, exiting

My system crashed while a script was running that deploys a pxe boot system (software is called DRBL). Now I can't get rpcbind, nfs, or ypbind to start properly. I'm chasing a series of errors which ...
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rsync fails/hangs when copying from a Linux ext4 to a FreeBSD ZFS (via SSH)

When I try to copy directories from an ext4 on Linux to a ZFS on FreeBSD (via SSH), rsync immediately fails without copying anything: # rsync -haxHAX /mnt/source/ root@lethe:/mnt/dest/ -vvv opening ...
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Best NFS scenario to both read and write at certain times?

The problem that I'm facing is that I have an NFS NAS that I use to store and export a home directory, media files like music, movies, etc. The critical things are backed up, so spare the comments ...
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NFS share inside a NFS or Samba share cannot be accessed

I have this MCVE under SLES 11 SP2: 1) Server 10.10.50.199 has the directory /foo/. Inside /foo there is a directory bar/ which is used in /etc/fstab : 10.10.50.200:/nfs_folder /foo/bar 2) Server ...
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CentOS “mount.nfs: access denied” to Ubuntu NFS server

I have a NFS server on Ubuntu 14.04.4 and NFS client on CentOS 7; can this work? I keep getting a "mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting" error. I've tried turning off the firewall on the ...
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LUKS decryption at boot: using an nfs mount to store the key

I've been through this site for a number of LUKS related questions. I've seen methods for storing the LUKS key in plaintext on the root filesystem or on a USB key. My question is: Is there a way ...
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Copies to NFS server write to mount point, not to mounted drive

I have a drive mounted at /home/ftpuser/uploads, and the /home/ftpuser folder is also exported via NFS. FTP uploads to the uploads folder work as intended. If I unmount the drive, the files disappear, ...
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boot of nfs mounting drive taking very long

When I upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 my boot time increased dramatically I did a systemd-analyze blame and as you can see the first two items take a very long time to load and this is on a SSD. 1min ...
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NFS v4: export directory as root, but no give server root access

I have one diskless system and I do not want to use no_root_squash parameter to load / exported OS. Why? Mainly because this is not secure. When I load my machine with my reboot system it try to ...
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unable to mount NFS with specific permissions

I have an NFS Drive which I an using for owncloud, now I have mounted the NFS drive using mount command like this: mount -t nfs 172.16.2.x:/shares/OwnCloud /eStore/ But owncloud complaint about ...
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Mounting zpool (Solaris server and Freebsd client)

I have a Solaris with ZFS file system and NFS. I am kind of lost on how to export directories from the Solaris OS which has zfs via NFS? That way I can mount them on Freebsd client.
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FTP Transfers Dropped- 421 time out

I have a VM that is mounting two NFS servers, lets call them NFS-A and NFS-B. The VM will transfer a file from NFS-A to NFS-B and as it should the VM will be the middle man as the file transfer ...
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Two nfs exports from different servers mounted on the same mount point

Recently found these lines on my test server: <some IPV4>:/zebra on /zebra type nfs ...
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How can I share an internal disk via NFS? (What am I doing wrong?)

I have an NFS server (machine A) that mounts a 4TB internal hard drive at /data/Storage, and exports /data to client (Machine B). If I put a regular file in MachineA:/data, you can see it in ...
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Input/output error when trying to remove a file in NFS

I am trying to remove a file that is located on an NFS storage device. rm model_parameters_epoch_000.npz I get the error message: rm: cannot remove ‘model_parameters_epoch_000.npz’: Input/output ...
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Autofs: I'm able to mount one folder but not the other

I'd like to use autofs to mount two directories from my laptop to my lan-server. The problem is, that autofs mounts one directory but not the other... This is how my laptop exports the directories: ...
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Subversion E000037: Can't get exclusive lock on file 'db/txn-current-lock': No locks available

When I try to commit a change to a Subversion repository, and I get error messages of the form svn: E000037: Commit failed (details follow): svn: E000037: Can't get exclusive lock on file ...
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Need permission for Windows client to access linux NFS [closed]

I have a linux NFS the /etc/exports is like below: /opt/nfs 10.8.0.0/20(no_root_squash, rw, sync) I can r/w files from other linux machines. However, I only have read permission on Windows client. ...
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Ignore unmounted file systems

I've got two devices on my LAN: a Raspbian jessie and an Ubuntu 14.04. The latter has some nfs shared folders, which are available from Raspbian at startup, set up in its /etc/fstab file as: ...
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Autofs with remote and local home directories at same folder

I have a NFS server exporting home directories for remote users and the workstations have local and remote users. I want to configure autofs to mount a remote user home directory as a subdirectory of ...
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How to resolve “mount.nfs: access denied by server” error

I am trying to mount a directory from a Raspberry Pi 2 (the NFS server) from an Ubuntu 15.10 PC (the NFS client). When I try, I get the error: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting ...
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NFS allow mv and create

Is it possible to set the permissions of an NFS share to allow creation and moving of files, but not the editing or deletion of them. Moving is also only allowed if it stays on the same share. ...
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NFS shares not being exported on reboot

When I reboot the NFS server (Ubuntu 14.04), it is not exporting the NFS shares (sudo showmount -e is empty). I have to open a terminal and manually sudo exportfs -ra. After that showmount will then ...
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Autofs : Multi LDAP

I prepare the migration NIS to LDAP maps. I use autofs for mount nfs directory. ( User home & /usr/local/xxx ) To work with 1 ldap server but i would set to backup server. I test this : cat ...
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Access directory as a different user

On a Debian (Jessie) server provided by my university, I have a mounted directory (say it's /MagicDir) that can only be accessed by one user (say magicuser). Not even root can access this directory! ...
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Mount network share at user logon Red Hat

I'm looking to mount a network share on Red Hat at the time the user logs on with their credentials. The user authenticates through LDAP using Kerberos and we have a network share that holds their ...
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Any concerns with mounting a JFS2 filesystem under an NFS mount?

We have many instances where we mount JFS2 filesystems underneath other JFS2 filesystems (eg. /fs1, /fs1/fs2, etc...) but we've never done it with NFS. Is there anything to be aware of when doing ...
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Why do I have a read-only NFS4?

NFS SERVER side: [USER@NFSSERVER ~]$ cat /etc/exports /var/foo/logs 10.75.16.4(ro,sync) /var/foobar 10.100.102.0/24(rw,sync) [USER@NFSSERVER ~]$ NFS CLIENT side: [root@NFSCLIENT ~]# grep nfs ...
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SMB client to NFS server

I relatively new in this area and I would like some help understanding what the possible solution to the problem that I encounter. The problem is I have SMB client want to send command to NFS server ...
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Redirect NFS-mount (Desktop-PC->Server1->Server2)

The home-directories of our users are located on server1 and shall be transferred to server2. The /etc/fstab on our Desktop-PCs currently points to server1 and finally shall point to server2. But ...
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Where is the Cygwin NFS Server?

Apparently Cygwin is meant to include an NFS server component. But, having tried numerous sources from the available list (when running Cygwin's Setup.exe) I cannot find the NFS Server anywhere. Is it ...
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umount hangs on shutdown if server gone

I have a collection of servers, which mount shares on one another. The servers aren't always up (they go offline for a variety of valid reasons). The problem I have is that when I shutdown one of ...
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Preventing broken NFS connection from freezing the client system

We have an NFS 4 share, sharing a volume between a number of servers (NFS server, and clients all Debian 8). We have had some issues recently where network outages would freeze the client systems. ...
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Rockstor hanging infinitely on boot

I been using this site for a long time but this is my first time asking a question. So here goes: I have recently created a NAS running Rockstor and everything seemed to be running fine (apart from ...
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NFS mount with fstab vs autofs

What method is best to use for mounting a NFS share from another machine? Mount using /etc/fstab entry or Mount using autofs? what is the difference between them?
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NFS COMMIT operation not being invoked despite fsync being used

I have been doing some elaborate testing to determine if our NetApp NFS (v3 protocol) server in async mode properly honors the client's fsync request. I've hit a wall when I discovered that Linux ...
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NFS Debian Jessie server and client

I am trying to find the correct syntax for mounting a file share of nfs. On the host I have the /etc/export file set like so: /mnt/externalHD 192.168.0.8(ro,sync) and the client fstab like so: ...
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Issue with mount and kerberos authentication

I am not a sysadmin but a software engineer, but for my current project we need to use kerberos authentication between a linux server and linux client and I am having some issues so I hope you guys ...
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Debian Jessie start rpcbind and nfs-common at boot with systemd

On my Raspbian (based on Debian Jessie), I need to start at boot rpcbind and nfs-common services because I need them to start autofs at boot for a NFS mount. Since Debian Jessie now has moved to ...
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RPC Authentication Error when mounting NFS

I'm trying to mount an NFS drive, but I am getting an RPC Authentication Error, with the reason given as that the credentials are too weak. On the server side (192.168.100.109), it looks like the NFS ...
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NFS mount at boot with autofs on Raspbian Jessie

I'm trying to configure my RPi with Raspbian Jessie to use autofs to mount at boot a NFS share from my QNAP NAS. The manual mount with mount -v -t nfs server://share /mnt/share works and also the ...
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NFS server mount options vs. client mount options

On an NFS server, the shares are typically set up in /etc/export, where mount options like rw, root_squash, sync etc. can be set. When mounting the NFS share on the client side, again mount options ...
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NFS connection won't mount in Dolphin

I'm running Fedora 23 Server on one machine, and Fedora KDE Spin on another. These are both very recent installs. I previously ran Ubuntu Server and Windows, and connected the two using a samba share. ...
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NFS v4 export encrypted partition. Client mounts empty dir

I have an encrypted hard drive on my Lan Server. It was encrypted using luks/dm-crypt. The server has a NFS v4 running to share files in the Lan. It works, except for the encrypted USB hard drive. If ...
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Why does my nfs mount always changes to be owned by root after mounting?

I have a mount point for my nfs share: drwxrwxrwx 2 patryk patryk 4.0K Feb 4 16:23 nfs_share after I mount it I get $ sudo mount -t nfs 10.9.XXX.XXX:/root/src /home/patryk/nfs_share -o ...
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NFS permissions across multiple LXC VM's

I recently changed my home server setup from a basic Ubuntu Server installation running everything to a virtualised environment. I am currently running ProxMox type 1 hypervisor, with several VM's. ...
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Access denied for NFS mount

I am having an issue with a mount point on my server. Before yesterday is was working fine but for some reason my instance got stopped in AWS and this caused the server to lose the mount point. When I ...
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HPUX throwing an RST 30 seconds after a sucessful NFS mount

We have an application written in Dot NET that basically allows Linux and Unix files to access symbolic links stored in the NFS "share". Customer was having issues with the NFS share becoming ...