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

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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: 192.168....
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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 rw,user,...
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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 ...
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AutoFS special map does not work

I'm trying to use an AutoFS special map as referenced here. Surprisingly, I've found little information about that on the Web. (This might be because the reference above seems to be the only one ...
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Debian autofs: why this syntax doesn't work?

I have setup nis server,and automount maps i want every user which login mount home from nfs server. This is auto.master +auto.master +auto.home /home /etc/auto.home This is auto.home * ...
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Apache keeps loading the page

If the www directory is mounted from another server through NFS and there is some problem on NFS server , ( some NFS related service is stuck or stopped) , in the mean time if some page is accessed , ...
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User permissions in NFS mounted directory

I have oracle linux 6.7, a NFS server in Windows, and I am trying to mount a shared folder in Linux. The Windows NFS server has a shared mount : 192.168.1.10:/OracleBK In my oracle linux server, I ...
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NFS client does not recover if server reboots

There are two machines: (a) is the NFS server and (b) is the NFS client. When machine (a) reboots is there a way to recover the NFS client on machine (b) without a reboot?
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Couldn't mount nfs shares with more than four files

I am trying to mount a remote NFS share on open-stack cloud instance. I am able to mount the NFS share with fewer than five files , but if the number and size of files increase , then it fails to ...
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Merge two NFS shares with OverlayFS

I have two directories (a and b), which are NFS shares with files foo.txt and bar.txt: I want merge this two directories to directory merge (does not have to be writable) this is possible by command:...
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Virt-manager Permission Denied when accessing NFS pool

I'm currently having this error when I'm trying to install a Virtual Machine on my NFS share. i've added my NFS share (coming from FreeNAS) to a Storage Pool on the virt-manager Another issue is ...
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Can I limit the size of NFS delayed writes?

If mounted with the async option, the NFS client in the Linux kernel only rarely flushes writes. When writing large files over a slow network link, this usually results in all the writes completing ...
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NFS over TCP not available from (My server ip) - network is unreachable & permission denied

I am trying to boot linux mint from a server I set up in virtualbox. Server is running in linux mint, and the client that I'm testing on (also virtualbox) is disk-less and booting over network. After ...
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NFS mounts in fstab are not mounted during startup on RHEL

I have run into a problem with auto mounting nfs exports on a RHEL 6 server. To give you a brief configuration and what I have tried, I’m mounting 6 NFS exported shares from the network. Unfortunately ...
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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 /mnt/hdd1-...
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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 intr,rw,bg,hard,vers=3,...
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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 5-...
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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 ...