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

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NFS client much more inbound traffic than outbound? Why?

I have a debian box that acts as a NFS server: Debian 8 server settings: $ apt-get install nfs-kernel-server nfs-common #/etc/fstab /dev/disk/by-uuid/6e7815a5-cd91-450c-8e83-479f732ecd87 ...
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how to find the file size for softlinked files

I have a log of files that's on a NFS, and they are connected via softlinks on the local redhat server. When I try to run search for any files that was touched during last weekend and calculate ...
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NFS mounting options rsize and wsize can't be specified in /etc/fstab

As the Title, the options rsize and wsize can not be specified on Centos7(3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64) cat /etc/fstab: 192.168.11.1:/linux_nfs_share /mnt/nfs01 nfs ...
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How can I tell if a directory is mounted on NFS? [duplicate]

I'm on a Mac OS system with a few directories set up with NFS. How can I determine if a particular directory is connected to another computer with NFS?
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NFS mounts with non-matching UIDs/ usernames

There's a Linux machine where files are owned by a user named "lab" with a UID of 1000 (on the system). There's another Linux machine where files are owned by a user named "user" with a UID of 500 (on ...
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NFS Share on Centos 7 Fails to automount

I have a fresh install of Centos 7. I cannot seem to auto mount an NFS share located on 192.168.254.105:/srv/nfsshare from the Centos client. Mounting the share manually however, works perfectly. ...
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How can I set up centralized home directories and user authentication using LDAP and NFS?

I am trying to configure my server to authenticate users using LDAP and save their home directories on a NFS-Directory, also located on the server. i.e.: I share a directory on my server: /nfsexport ...
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GlusterFS and Auto-Growing with new Nodes

From what I understand, typically people will determine their storage requirements aside from what will be auto-scaled, however, I would like to automatically add replica bricks to my GlusterFS setup ...
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NFS servers and firewalld

I haven't found a slam-dunk document on this, so let's start one. On a CentOS 7.1 host, I have gone through the linuxconfig HOW-TO, including the firewall-cmd entries, and I have an exportable ...
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Is there something like fswatch that will work for network mounted drives?

On my system, fswatch works great for notifying me about changes to my local file system. But it fails to find new files created in a mounted file system. Work arounds that I don't like include: 1. ...
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Linux mount nfs disk from windows machine

I want to mount a disk from a Windows machine (D:) to an Oracle Linux machine. How can I do this? I know a command but it is wrong. mount -t nfs ipadressOfWindows:/D:/ /u02/
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Unstable mount with CIFS and NFS

I facing difficulties to mount a remote directory on my Debian machine: I tired to use both NFS and CIFS (Samba). For both methods, I am able to mount the directory and it functions adequately for ...
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Virtfs (Plan 9) vs NFS as tool for share folder for virtual machine

I have QEMU virtual machine. Linux host and linux guest. I want stable and fast solution with minimal performance cost. I'm considering two technologies for shared folders (between guest and host): ...
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Failover NFS service with shared storage

I need to configure a cluster with shared storage that can be moved from Node A to Node B and vica versa. In case of failure of Node A, Node B should take over the IP address associated with the NFS ...
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De-install NFS Client in AIX6

De-install NFS Client is not happening . I am using below command : # installp -u bos.net.nfs.client and getting error as below : ======================================= << End of Failure ...
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RHEL nfs boot error

I have battled for two days attempting to get a basic nfs root install to boot up. I am working with RHEL 6.6 and after following both the RHEL tutorial (Section 24 in the manual) and another internet ...
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Install RHEL 6 to a remote drive (NFS root)

I need to be able to install RHEL 6 to a network drive. In more modern operating systems such as RHEL 7 this is an option. Unfortunately for me I have to use RHEL 6 (actually Scientific Linux 6.6 ...
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How to specify owner and permissions for an NFS mount?

I have an NFS mount in fstab: 10.0.12.10:/share1 /net/share1 nfs rw 0 0 which defaults to root as owner and group and 777 permissions. How do I specify another owner and different ...
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Virsh migrate fails with “process exited while connecting to monitor” error

I am trying to migrate a VM from one host to another with below command virsh migrate --live nodetwo qemu+ssh://192.168.1.33/system nodetwo = VM name But I am getting an error as error: ...
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aix: large files

/opt/freeware/bin/ls //media/nfs/slack64/pubblica /opt/freeware/bin/ls: cannot open directory //media/nfs/slack64/pubblica: Value too large to be stored in data type This happen with coreutils-8.23 ...
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How to resolve this nfs problem?

On syslog i see sm-notify[963]: DNS resolution of hpux.verde.local failed; retrying later hpux.verde.local was an old testserver,now the net has another name and this server didn't exist. I search ...
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does NFS overrides TCP keepalive time?

NFS server somehow disconnect NFS client detect server is disconnected client tries to reconnect server reappears and reconnect successfully it seems that TCP keepalive, connection timeout is ...
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ZFS disabling sync writes on dataset

I have a freenas box that I use to back ESX VMs to but don't have a SLOG yet and thus speed is poor due to ESX pushing sync writes to the NFS store on my freenas box. If I created a separate ...
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NFS umount fails to find directory in /proc/mounts

When mounting an NFS share manually using mount and a path of the form <domain/ip>:<path>/<path> or <domain/ip>:/<path>/<path>, umount fails to find the path in ...
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NFS Share broken?

I have an NFS share on a server that was working fine up until a few days ago. Me and my co-worker connect to the server with our machines, and share the data we are working on. All are running Ubuntu ...
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Make superuser act like some other user in certain directory tree

I have the following problem: My home directory lies on the network and is mounted locally on home/<my username>. I can access it with my normal user account <my username>, but as root, I ...
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auto.master: “/net -hosts” make default vers=3

The built-in autofs map -hosts is very handy, but it mounts nfs with that stupid vers=4 option, which maps all numeric uids to nobody by default. I'd like to change the default mount options to ...
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unpack SQFS for nfs mount

i'm make an iPXE server for our lab, and i need to have a lot of utilities on there, and be able to make changes to them. One is PartedMagic, from what i understand is used SQFS as it's file system, ...
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Mount a directory from an already-mounted remote share directory

Eesh, that title is a mouthful. Anyway, here's my scenario. I have a remote machine at IP address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, and a local machine. I've set up the export file on the remote machine to export ...
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Not able to automount NFS share

I am using RHEL 6 and not able to mount NFS Share via automount . My Config files are as follows :- #cat /etc/auto.master /mnt auto.mnt #cat /etc/auto.mnt /nfsshare ...
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Shared library on NFS mount not found from one host, works fine from another

I am experiencing some very weird behaviour regarding the loading of a shared library from an NFS4 mount, and am hoping someone can shed light on it. Consider the following: $ ucto ucto: error ...
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removed a vagrant file and now I see .nfs0000000000b869e300000001?

I rm'd a file and now I see: $ l total 64 -rw-rw-r-- 1 502 17229 Sep 17 16:42 page_object_methods.rb drwxrwxr-x 7 502 238 Sep 18 18:41 ../ -rw-rw-r-- 1 502 18437 Sep 18 18:41 ...
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How can I benchmark NFS and SMB transfer speeds?

I'd like to compare the speeds of NFS and SMB across my network. Is there any good (and simple) tool to let me do this? Ideally I'd like something I can just point at my mounted filesystem (i.e. ...
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Strange NFS Issue

Hoping someone can help with this. I've got an issue where I've got a mounted directory with three sub directories. I'm able to CD into two of the sub directories without any issue, however the third ...
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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 ...