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

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Synchronising millions of files between two Linux servers

I have a server which exports a directory containing ~7 million files (mostly images) from its local disk to network clients via NFS. I need to add a second one for the sake of HA, and to keep it in ...
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Autofs doesn't mount shares on startup

I am using OpenSuSE 12.1 with homes shared through LDAP and NFS. ldap stores the maps. My problem is I can't have the shares mounted on boot. It's only working when restarting the autofs service ...
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Using a NFS for gcc, Apache, PHP, MySQL, glibc

I have 7 SLES VM. I am compiling always the newest version of gcc and all dependencies. Apache and all dependencies. PHP and all dependencies. MySQL and all dependencies. glibc and all dependencies. ...
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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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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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mv to nfs “cannot create regular file … file exists” but creates empty file

I have an automated script that moves data files from the computer that they're collected on to a central NFS server for more general access. I've recently been seeing about 1% of files failing to be ...
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Tuning NFS: Identifying source of getattr requests

we run some Linux NFS clients against a NetApp NFS storage system. Currently we have over 50% getattr requests running against the NetApp using up precious CPU cycles. Using the netapp-top.pl script ...
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How can I connect to my RPi NFS server using version 4?

I've set my Raspberry Pi up as an NFS server, but I cannot connect to it with NFS version 4. However, version 3 works. From my Kubuntu 13.04 client: $ sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049,vers=4 ...
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How can I tell if no_root_squash is enabled from an NFS client without mounting the share?

Obviously, I can look at /etc/exports on the NFS server-side to see if no_root_squash is enabled, but is there a way I can check this from the NFS client-side without actually mounting the share? ...
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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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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 10....
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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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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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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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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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View syscalls/kernel activity for I/O from a running process

I'd like to be able to view syscalls or kernel activity for a process...I'm not actually sure of the terminology I need here! Specifically I'm looking for the difference between I/O going to local ...
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Cross-NFS file move adds ACL

Moving a file from one NFS4 mount to another adds an ACL. The reason, if I understand the process correctly, is that mv queries the system.nfs4_acl extended attribute of the source file, and uses the ...
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NFS Block Size Open File

If I open an NFS file for the first time, what exactly is it that gets "downloaded"? Is it just file metadata and subsequent client requests will request individual blocks? Is it the whole file, or ...
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Server-side move between NFS shares

I have these folders on my server: /share1 /home/user Both are actually on the same partition. Now I want to be able to move files between these two folders directly on the server (without any data ...
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Do we need a separate Metadata server to use pNFS?

So we upgraded some of our servers to RHEL 6.5 and I came across pNFS while reading through the release docs. According to various docs available online, the performance improvement is huge over ...
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Vagrant: failed to mount nfs shared folder (mount.nfs: Operation not permitted)

Vagrant throws error message: ==> default: Mounting NFS shared folders... mount -o 'vers=3,udp' 192.168.33.1:'/home/xxx/vagrant/www' /home/www mount.nfs: Operation not permitted ssh to the ...
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Red Hat with rpc.statd is not running and can't start nfslock

I try to mount from Linux machine to some folder on a Windows machine. From the output I see that mount complains about rpc.statd. So I tried to start the nfslock but I got FAILED. Then I look on ...
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Ran out of inodes on NFS

I have a RHEL 6 box with an NFS mount, mounted using autofs. I copied a big folder, with a lot of small files there, and used up all of my inodes, but I still have 80% of my storage space left, this ...
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NFSv4 which “domain” to put in idmapd.conf?

I'm using NFSv4 but suddenly when the NFS Server got rebooted, all the files on the Clients are having nobody ownerships after the Server is booted and started its whatever services again. Then I ...
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What are the ramifications of running binaries over NFS?

Our small business has about 10 employee workstations and an LDAP/NFS server infrastructure. We need to deploy our proprietary application (a compiled binary) on all of the workstations. But since we ...
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VFS: Cannot open root device “nfs” or unknown-block(0,255)

I am trying to setup a diskless client which will mount over nfs to the server. When I try to boot the client I get the following error message: VFS: Cannot open root device "nfs" or unknown-block(0,...
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NFS mount edits on local NFS-exported filesystem change permissions on the remote NFS mount

I believe there is a noperm or something to that effect option in NFS, but how do I make sure that if server A is exporting /opt/nfs and it is mounted as an NFS mount on server b /export/serverA that ...
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How to detect a specific WIFI network is connected by udev?

My system on laptop is Funtoo. I have a NAS at home and I'd like to mount some partitions automatically. Manually mount through NFS works already. Simply add lines to /etc/fstab is not a good solution,...
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Cannot read mounted NFS share on client

I'm having some troubles with reading a NFS mount. I have server1 and client1. They are both SLES 12 SP1. server1: server1:/ # cat /etc/exports /usr/zap/trans *(rw,root_squash,sync,...
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Why do I get “no credentials cache” error when mounting Kerberized NFS share?

I have two systems on a local network, nfsclient (CentOS 7) and nfsserver (CentOS 6). These names correctly resolve to their IP addresses, and Kerberos is working between them (nfsserver is the KDC). ...
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NFSv3 works but not NFSv4 on Armbian

I am trying to mount a NFS share from a NAS, it work flawlessly on my pc (Arch) but on my odroid (Armbian), only NFSv3 works, not NFSv4. $ sudo mount.nfs -vvv 10.10.0.131:/volume1/Owncloud data rw ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 192....
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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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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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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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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 ...