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 Automatic Fail-over or Load-balanced or Clustering?

I've been using NFS (and it is the only one i know well in Network Files) for a few years. But still can not able to find out .. How to make NFS Servers in Clustered Design (or Load-balanced?) Or at ...
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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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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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Autocomplete not working on mounted directory in AIX 6

Summary : Tab to complete in bash or a similar shell no longer functions on an IBM AIX 6 client mounting an NFS share from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Details : I have a Linux server (linux_server) ...
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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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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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NFS mount fails at boot time

I have the following in /etc/fstab on FreeBSD: venture:/usr/redacted /usr/local/redacted nfs rw 0 0 This fails during boot. However, after boot, the following command succeeds ...
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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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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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How do I change file/directory permission of a nfs mounted directory, so I access files as user?

On a Ubuntu computer I mounted a directory from another computer using the following line in the fstab: 12.34.56.78:/space/Images /mnt/space/images nfs rsize=16384,wsize=16384,rw,auto,nolock 0 0 ...
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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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NFS partition mounted as read only

(Disclaimer: I've read "NFS sharing is read only" and I think it's not the same problem) I have just setup NFS on my raspberry (Raspbian) and I'm trying to access it from OSX. So far so good, I can ...
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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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md5 or sha1 while copying a file

Is there a way in any linux distro to perform a md5sum or sha1 check while the file is being transferred from a local partition to an NFS one? Example: I have a NFS mounted drive and a very big file ...
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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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Proxmox Master Node crashes

I've inadvertently discovered a Proxmox bug. I run a personal cluster of 4 nodes (a technology lab for giggles and gags). Each node has a Dell Perc 5i and 4 HDDs in RAID 10. The standard Proxmox ...
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Unable to mount root fs over NFS

I am attempting to set up the first (of many) Raspberry Pis running Pidora (a Fedora Remix) to boot from an NFS share. It is my goal to eventually place a dozen or more Raspberry Pis in the datacenter ...
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Mount windows share

I've just literally spent about 2 hours trying to simply mount a windows share on linux. Mounting with cifs causes deadly hangs as discussed here. So I tried to mount via nfs as discussed in this ...
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Building NFS Server to be world writable

I'm trying to build an NFS server on my Raspberry Pi which will be writable by any server on the network. The NFS share is a directory on an external device mounted at boot: $ cat /etc/fstab proc ...
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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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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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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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How can I resolve a stale nfs handle?

I noticed once when I shut down my home server while my desktop was connected via NFS that I kept getting "stale NFS handle warning" when entering my home dir, this caused issues with some programs ...
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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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How to delete this undeletable directory?

I untarred a corrupt tar file, and managed to end up with some directory that I can not delete, If I try to delete it, it seems like it can not be found, but ls shows it's present, both with bash and ...
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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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NFS server on qemu guest

I need to know how I can mount block devices, placed on a qemu guest system, from host. So in this case we have NFS server placed on guest system and NFS client on the host's side. There are a lot ...
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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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NFS shared folder ownership does not change in guest OS in Vagrant

I have the following Vagrantfile: ... config.nfs.map_uid = 33 config.nfs.map_gid = 33 config.vm.synced_folder "/home/test", "/home/test", type: "nfs" ... After vagrant up /home/test folder ...
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Solaris 10 and 11 and nfs mountd port

On Linux and HP-UX it's easy to set mountd port by editing /etc/default/nfs or /etc/nfsmount.conf. On Solaris I tried to edit default/nfs but no success, and mountd uses random port. How to force ...
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How can I run a command on all cliennts at a time from the server that all are connected to NIS & NFS server?

NIS and NFS configured network. 1 NIS server, 1 NFS server, 50 NIS & NFS clients. OpenSUSE 13.2 Need to run a command on all clients from server machine. Command: an installation command on ...
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How to properly export and import NFS shares that have subdirectories as mount points also?

Server A exports directory /srv via NFS with option nohide. A subdirectory within /srv, /srv/foo, is a mount point for another location on the NFS server using --bind option, like server# mount ...
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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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linux nfs, is possible to forbid anonymous access?

Is possible on linux to forbid anonymous access to a share nfs? A line like this /export 192.168.0.0/24(rw,fsid=0,no_subtree_check,anonuid=99) /export/share ...
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reinit NFS client without restart

I have been working on my server, from which I export one directory using NFS. Of course over the week or so of server reboots, I multiple times forgot to umount the export filesystem in my ...
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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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How to determine what filesystem a directory exists on?

I have an NFS share which is shared across about two other machines. I recently realized that one of the servers isn't sharing the directory and is keeping files all for itself. Is there a way to see ...
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NFS mount properties (options) in FreeBSD

I am trying to determine how to examine the actual properties of an NFS mount in FreeBSD. In CentOS (6.4 tested) one can cat /proc/mounts or execute nfsstat -m to determine all of the mount ...