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

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Could not chdir to home directory: Permission denied

I configured a client (rinaldo) with ipa-client-install and when I ssh into it, it says Could not chdir to home directory /home/zaira/smith: Permission denied and I end up in directory /. $ ssh -v ...
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NFS file locking not working, am I misunderstanding?

I'm planning on having a complicated file sharing setup, and want to make sure I don't destroy file locking. (Wanting to use bind mounting, nfs, nfs over rdma (InfiniBand file sharing), and virtfs ...
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Is NFS file locking destroyed by the nfs server bind-mounting the directory being nfs shared?

I have a directory /persistent/pacmanPkgCache which is both: nfs-shared to other machines bind-mounted to /var/cache/pacman/pkg Does having this directory nfs-shared and bind-mounted at the same ...
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Is it possible to install centOS 5.7 over NFSv4?

I have an NFSv4 server running on RHEL 7 and need to PXE boot some machines that require CentOS 5.7. Considering that the older distro's can normally mount NFSv4 locations by specifying t=nfs4 I ...
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How to assure that NIS home directories are private?

I am wondering what options are for using centralized authentication and access to user home directories from any Linux machine while keeping the privacy of the home directories. Now I am facing a ...
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NFS + SFTP on the same directory - are there any pitfalls?

I currently have an SFTP (actually vsftpd) server I use for regular archives. The OS is Centos 7.0. While I used to use SFTP, I still could benefit from having an NFS connection to this server (rw). ...
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Auditing configuration

I'm trying to set up filesystem auditing using auditd on Ubuntu 12.04.5. I have a filesystem being exported, call it /exports/data, that I need audited. I have the following rule in place: ...
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autofs shares not updated after reload

What's the best way to make autofs aware of any changes to its map files (e.g. changes in auto.home below) without the need to stop the service on RHEL 6.7? According to autofs man page If a map ...
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How to limit speed of file copy?

I am copying huge file from NFS mount using dd: dd if=/mnt/nfs/image.img of=/dev/sda I need to limit the speed of reading from NFS. How can I achieve it? The only precondition is to use some easy ...
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NFS change ownership issue

We are accessing NFS mounts across three hosts. The issue for us is that when we change the ownership of a directory on NFS mount on the server, the ownership changes are not taking place on the ...
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Using an alias when using NFS shares

When using Samba, I can use an alias which can pretty much point to any directory. E.g. an alias called videos pointing to /mystuff/here/anotherfolder/anotheronehere/oops/myvideosfolder Is ...
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How to setup different permissions on parent/subfolder using FreeBSD/NFS sharing?

I have the following folder structure: Here's my sample/target /etc/exports # cat /etc/exports /storage -maproot=root -network 192.168.1.0/24 /storage/mysonsvideos -ro -maproot=root -network ...
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BusyBox : dhcp client seems to cause NFS mount to stop working

I have a BusyBox based embedded Linux system, mounting the RFS via NFS. This works fine except when I try to use udhcpd to get a DHCP address for eth0. This then causes the NFS mount to stop ...
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Error mounting NFS unit between synology server and RaspberryPi client

I'm trying to mount an NFS (v4, or v3.. but get the same error...) from a Synology Server to a RaspberryPi client. But I get this error: mount -t nfs4 IP_address_of_server:/volume1/nfsnvf /mnt/nfsnvf ...
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Permanently mount - Reboot currently stops

I am currently mounting my server using the following command. mount ip.ip.ip.ip:/home/backups /mnt/backups/ Every time the server reboots I have to add it again manually. How can I Permanently ...
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`vagrant up` dies in wait_for_communicator.rb:16:in `block in call'

I followed these steps including common advice to enable NFS in my vagrant-lxc setup for mediawiki-vagrant, but I'm getting stuck in this loop which ends with the lines below as I run REDIR_LOG=1 ...
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NIS client is not able to change password using yppasswd?

NIS Server - OpenSuse 12.1 NIS Clients - OpenSuse 13.2 At NIS Client: nisuser@opensuse13.2:~> yppasswd yppasswd is deprecated, use /usr/bin/passwd instead Changing password for nisuser. Old ...
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Not able to cd into world-readable directory on NFS

There is a directory created by root, and I am not root user. But I am not able to do a cd into that directory in spite of having execute permission for others. Why so? Has the write permission on ...
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What caused NFS filesystem to be mounted?

How do I find which script, configuration file, etc. mounted an NFS filesystem on my Linux server? I've looked through /etc/fstab, but it does not contain any nfs line; also I found nothing in ...
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nfsstat -s: What does sequence mean?

I am having a lot of trouble with my NFS v4 server running over infiniband (IPoIB), every time the load gets high, the nfs server locks up and I have to reboot the server to fix the problem. I get the ...
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How can I run a command on all clients at a time from the server that all are connected to NIS & NFS server?

Here is an overview of my NIS and NFS configured network. 1 NIS server, 1 NFS server, 50 NIS & NFS clients. OpenSUSE 13.2 I need to run a command on all clients from a server machine. ...
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How to figure out which network interface is used by NFS on Solaris 10?

I have a server with 8 network interfaces configured. From it, I share some directories and export nfs mounts to other servers. My question is how do I figure out which of the 8 interfaces is used ...
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Permission denied when trying to access mounted windows NFS

Full disclosure: I'm a complete noob with NFS and have very little idea what I'm doing. After hours of googling, I ended up here. I am trying to mount an NFS folder that I have set up on a WIN08 ...
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NFSv4 User Mapping Problems

I want to switch from NFSv3 to NFSv4 and have a problem with NFSv4 user mapping because on some systems well known uids have been assigned to normal users. For a description of the setup please see ...
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How does file system permission behave on different systems sharing an NFS export?

I'm familiar with how Linux permissions work on a single machine, but what happens when a directory is shared (specifically via NFS)? Also, what happens when two users are seemingly the same (same ...
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File Server on High Availability (HA) Setup for LAMP?

I'm not sure what is the most proper way (industrial standard) to setup the High Availability servers (especially for LAMP Stack). Lets say i have: 2 Load-balanced Web Servers (Apaches) Question: ...
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Copying files between /shares?

I have this Seagate NAS with SSH enabled, I need to copy all data from shares to one share and then zip it, so let's say it looks like this: Share 1 Share 2 Share 3 -> Share backup Share 5 Share ...
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Bad DRBD Performance

I am going currently going nuts because of slow DRBD performance and after many hours trying different parameters I cannot find the problem here. I hope someone is able to help. Regardless of how I ...
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nfs-kernel-server starts too early

I have an RPI-based NFS server with an external USB hard disk. After a recent upgrade to Raspbian 8.0 and systemd I noticed that now nfs-kernel-server seems to be starting before all file systems on ...
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For a Linux nfs share, is it possible to forbid anonymous access?

Is it possible on Linux to forbid anonymous access to an nfs share? Is a line like this in /etc/exports /export 192.168.0.0/24(rw,fsid=0,no_subtree_check,anonuid=99) /export/share ...
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Cannot start NFS in Centos 7

I can't start an NFS server in CentOS7. The packages downloaded: yum -y install nfs-utils yum -y install nfs-utils-lib Enable/start services systemctl enable/start rpcbind systemctl enable/start ...
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Disk mount on a linux VM , mounted elsewhere

Hi I am using a slightly unnecessary(maybe?) kind of a set up ... A debian build_VM The build_VM ran out of space so I formatted and mounted a disk on to the build_VM But before mounting the ...
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NFS Share with Custom Interface

I have 4 NIC in my server: eth0, eth1, eth2, eth3. It's a storage server with several disks. I have three Volume Groups: vg_share1, vg_share2, vg_share3. I want to share these Volume Groups with ...
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Find amount of IO occurring over various NFS mounts

When I run netstat | grep nfs, I get the currently mounted nfs connections for a given host in a cluster. If there is massive io happening over 1 (or 2) of the connections, how can I monitor this? Is ...
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Linux NFS server with two network connections to three systems

I am setting up two new VMWare hosts and will also be adding a Linux (Probably Ubuntu but maybe CentOS) NFS Storage server as the shared storage for these hosts. I would like to connect them directly ...
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Is there any way to decrypt/read /var/nfs/v4_state logs?

Right at the time our NFS server (Solaris) had an outage lasting a couple of minutes, 3 files popped up in the NFS file server's /var/nfs/v4_state directory. If I cat them, I get a few bits of ...
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Can an NFS stale file handle persist for 2 complete days without any sign?

I have my home directory on an NFS file server, our IT team has moved to another server one week ago. Before the move, I killed all my processes with killall -u my_user_name. After the move, I was ...
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NFS permission problem with secondary groups

I have a server running Debian 7 that exports an NFSv3 share, and a client running Centos 5 that accesses it. This works fine, except for one issue with permissions based on non-primary groups. When ...
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NFS: mount.nfs: Protocol not supported

I want to mount the NFS share of a Zyxel NSA310s NAS. Showmount, called on the client machine, shows the share: $ showmount 10.0.0.100 -e Export list for 10.0.0.100: /i-data/7fd943bf/nfs/zyxelNFS * ...
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Disable NFSv4 (server) on Debian, allow NFSv3

How can the NFS server on a Debian 8 system be limited to NFSv3? By default, shares can be mounted with both vers=3 and vers=4. /etc/default/nfs-kernel-server: # To disable NFSv4 on the server, ...
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NFS root filesystem doesn't mount at boot

This is an embedded device with a custom kernel (see below for relevant config). It's an x86-32 machine booting like this: coreboot->uboot->linux. I can mount the NFS share in linux if I use ...
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Exporting parent directory to RHEL boxes

Is it possible to export the parent directory to the RHEL boxes where sub directories of the parent directory is already exported. Source-AIX machine Destination-RHEL machine e.g /usr/atc/abc already ...
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Passing automount options in FreeBSD

I seem to be unable to automount nfsv4 shares in FreeBSD 10.1. All of my mounting information is stored in an LDAP database and the shares are on a NFSv4 server. I've gotten the mapping right so ...
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What would cause NFS file move/delete operations to fail?

Sorry for the terribly vague question. I have a medium-to-large server that all of my engineering users are on. This is a 32-core, 256GB system hosting 19 Xvnc sessions plus the plethora of tools, ...
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Does bash open files in O_APPEND when using “>>” on linux?

If we use echo 1234 >> some-file then Documentation says that the output is appended. My guess is that, if some-file does not exist, then O_CREAT will make a new file. If > was used, then ...
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How to solve nsf-common related error when install zsh in ubuntu?

Everytime I install some kind of package, at the last phase, apt-get install could return a common-nfs related error. Why the installation can't be done without this error? detailed pastebin here ...
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NFS stale mountpoint error

How to check nfs stale mount error on linux , Do I need to cd to the mountpoint and do ls to check output as ?--------- ? ? ? ? ? Is there any file where it gets ...
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configuring rsync for incremental backup and recovery

The setup is a NAS box on a lan mounted as NFS and the source is a laptop running an old kubuntu 10.4. Rsync has to be run as a local file copy, NAS box doesn't support an rsync daemon. How do I ...
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What provides /etc/exports and how do I find that out?

I have two Debian virtual machines that were built from the same netinstall iso, but probably have different packages installed. One of them has an /etc/exports file for nfs mounts but the other one ...
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NFS Port Blocking Firewall Issue

I am a little stumped on this one and maybe I have been staring at this for too long...but I cannot get my Mac (10.10.3) machine to connect to my Oracle Linux 7 (CentOS/RH 7) server with its firewall ...