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I'm using cloud. I want to mount a folder in the cloudstack management server to the system where xenserver is installed. But while doing it, error occurred. I have done so many things but error exist.

[root@xenserver2 ~]# mount -t nfs /secondarymount
mount: failed, reason given by server: Permission denied is the management server ip.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance!

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Error log says...? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams May 29 '13 at 10:37
What is the output of showmount -e in xenserver2 machine –  max May 29 '13 at 10:43
Do you have permission to the remote folder? You can try adding -o username=myusername,password=mypassword to the mount command –  Nick van Tilborg May 29 '13 at 11:55
@max this is the output [root@xenserver2 ~]# showmount -e Export list for /export * [root@xenserver2 ~]# –  user227570 May 30 '13 at 5:59
@Nick van Tilborg the following is the output i got: [root@xenserver2 ~]# mount -t nfs /secondarymount-o username=root,password=******** Usage: mount -V : print version mount -h : print this help –  user227570 May 30 '13 at 6:27

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Your showmount -e output shows that you exported /export directory

but you are trying to mount /mnt/secondary diectory !!!

Please update your Question with this detail

What you exported in /etc/export file ?


In Server Side

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/exports

Start rpcbibd and nfs services

[root@localhost mnt]# service rpcbind restart
Stopping rpcbind:                                          [  OK  ]
Starting rpcbind:                                          [  OK  ]
[root@localhost mnt]# service nfs restart
Shutting down NFS mountd:                                  [  OK  ]
Shutting down NFS daemon:                                  [  OK  ]
Shutting down NFS quotas:                                  [  OK  ]
Shutting down NFS services:                                [  OK  ]
Starting NFS services:                                     [  OK  ]
Starting NFS quotas:                                       [  OK  ]
Starting NFS daemon:                                       [  OK  ]
Starting NFS mountd:          
[root@localhost ~]# iptables -F

Flushing iptables is not the correct way configure a proper iptables rule

In Client Side check exported directory

[root@localhost ~]# showmount -e
Export list for
[root@localhost ~]# mount -t nfs /mnt/
[root@localhost ~]# 
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