Network File System (NFS) is a distributed file system protocol originally developed by Sun Microsystems in 1984, allowing a user on a client computer to access files over a network in a manner similar to how local storage is accessed.

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NFS client move files in different directories at the same server

Does moving files between two folders on a single remote NFS server redirect the files through the client, or does the server simply adjust it's directory structure? Thanks!
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How to share my Linux home directory with Mac OS X

I have an internal development server running Debian Testing. Some times, I find I'd like to do some "on the box" development. I can (have) setup a VNC server and do development that way, but some ...
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Cannot access my NFS share on my debian Plex Media Server box

I have a Synology NAS sharing a "MEDIA" folder by NFS. http://i.stack.imgur.com/J55lW.png (screenshot) I would like to access this folder from my Plex Media Server (running on Debian). I added ...
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Non-root users cannot access NFS mounted directory

I have a Synology NAS sharing a "MEDIA" folder by NFS. I would like to access this folder from my Plex Media Server (running on Debian). I added this line to the /etc/fstab file: ...
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How to protect ownership of file with nfs

I have mounted an nfs partition from remote server with ip 10.20.1.10. On my computer, when I go to mounted directory, I have seen that nobody is the user and nogroup is the group, which own all the ...
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systemd: Start some services only when at home (based on WLAN SSID)

I would like to have some network daemons like sshd or NFS only running on my laptop when I’m in my home network for security reasons. Is there a way to automate this with systemd and e.g. ...
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User based NFS access

I have an NFS server called nfs-server and several nfs clients (nfs-client1,nfs-client2,nfs-client3). I'm trying to share the home directory of myuser1 to be available on all nfs clients, but with ...
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I can't seem to comprehend autofs

I have a NFS server on which I export the following: /exports/netapps *.*.*.*/16(ro,async,root_squash,no_subtree_check) This folder has a bunch of sub folders which should all be visible on the ...
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Where to get ipkg package nfs-utils?

The ipkg list subcommand states that nfs-utils is supposed to be preferred over nfs-server (I'm using http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/cs08q1armel/cross/unstable and checked ...
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sparse file moving/copying over NFS

I created a sparse file with truncate -s 4T image.img on an ext4 file system which I mount over NFS. The following test shows that the system has trouble with the recognition of sparse files: both ...
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When should I use a simple NFS setup instead of autofs?

What are the advantages and disadvatages of using autofs from merely using the nfs service by mounting it on boot-up by changing the /etc/fstab? I could see that autofs is better because it just ...
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Mounting A Specific NFS Server Based On The User Logged In

I am trying to create a network wherein there are four NFS servers named nfs1, nfs2, nfs3, and nfs4. I'm currently experimenting with one client and configured it such that when I logged onto it as ...
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using NFS over unreliable networks (wifi/mobile)

I have a NFS server at home (and an openvpn connection that only works outside of home). My phone (Jolla) is basically Linux, and has mobile data/wifi/usb network capability. Basically, I want to ...
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Why my setting with NFS and setuid not working in Linux

I'm using Linux. On machine A I have such NFS setting in etc/exports: /home 10.0.129.130(rw,no_root_squash) I mount this directory on machine A on /home/nfs/ on machine B. And I've set setuid using ...
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How do I mount a network file system?

I'm trying to mount a filesystem on a remote machine: root@Wolf:/# mount -t nfs 192.168.0.131:/disc2 /temp mount.nfs: mount system call failed The error is delivered after a long pause. I can ping ...
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Can't remount NFS share: mount to NFS server <servername> failed: RPC Error: Program not registered

I previously unmounted a NFS share because it was hanging. I used the command umount -f <servername>. I checked the command mount and saw that the share was removed. Now I'm trying to remount ...
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How to setup nfs share for users with write permissions

We used ubuntu linux on desktops with ldap authentication. Both on server and clients we have identical users and groups. I've setup nfs server with public share, which should be available for all ...
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Mac NFS client needs to mount debian NFS server

Mac NFS client(192.168.0.14) and debian NFS server(192.168.0.3). On Mac, showmount -e has the debian network address listed. But if mount -t nfs -o resvport 192.168.0.3:/home/nfs /debian, an error ...
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From where comes the inode number of a file mounted through NFS?

I asked a question on codereview to know if I could safely replace the following code: :inode => [stat.ino, stat.dev_major, stat.dev_minor], which threw NotImplementedError because of jruby not ...
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nfs equivalant services in smb?

I want to know if there are nfs equivalant services in smb(windows server). for example nfs to mount volume on nfs client nfs server (in case of nfs3) should be running daemon like ...
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Mac: Can't convert to real path: Input/output error

I am trying to automatically mount a NFS share on Mavericks. I have the /etc/auto_master and the /etc/auto.myserver files configured as I have on other Macs. I also have the symlinks in the root. ...
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Transparent failover for NFS home directory (with LDAP users)

Background: In our work environment, we have LDAP users together with NFS homes. So you sign on LDAP server, autofs mounts the homes, etc. Pretty neat so far. However, from time to time, the NFS or ...
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Snort 2.9.6.0 to detect malicious nfs traffic

I have a snort inline mode IPS.I wanted this IPS to detect malicious nfs traffic.Can anyone please help me out to describe rules that catches the suspicious "nfs" traffic,not allowing it and allow the ...
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Solution to share files over a WLAN between OS X and Linux?

I search for a stable and efficient method to share files (ideally, via a filesystem mount, so I could listen to music and do backups without too much hustle) on a Linux server via WiFi with a ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu 12.04 to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. ...
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What is changing the network interfaces (/etc/network/interfaces)?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to virtual machine. I have edited /etc/network/interfaces like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Then I created a livecd.iso using ...
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Trouble with permissions with source exposed via NFS to VM

I'm having a bit of trouble with permissions with this approach: I have a massive code base that is designed to be run on a local Virtual machine. Since I am using webstorm it is helpful to have the ...
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Why do linux admins bind their folders to /export [closed]

Why do some Linux admins bind their folders to /export before exposing them via NFS (through hosts.allow and /etc/exports)? Why not just point /etc/exports to the directory you want to expose via ...
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After installing nfs-common I get “Failed to resolve server nfs-server”

Hi am following this guide I tried to run this: sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049 nfs-server:/ /dev after installing this: apt-get install nfs-common and get this error Failed to ...
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Passwordless SSH on Diskless Linux Cluster

I'm working on diskless Linux Cluster( a server machine, a master machine and 10 x slave machines). Which means the slave machines has no data storage device. I use a NFS server with the collaboration ...
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Force NFS directory information update

Is it possible for a non-root user to force an NFS client to update the information it holds about a directory tree? My problem is that I want to do the following: Run a big compilation job (via ...
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How to auto mount NFS on to Centos Server

I have started to notice that on a few occasions, an NFS file server that I have does not always mount onto a CentOS file server. I normally have to correct this by using the mount -a command in the ...
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How to mount nfs share using autofs

I shared /data directory using nfs This is the content of /etc/exports /data *(rw,sync) I started these two services service rpcbind restart service nfs restart This is my firewall ...
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Dropbox in a networked shared home folder environment

I've got access to a cluster of servers, and my home directory appears on all of them (as it's on a networked drive). I installed the CLI version of Dropbox on one of them, and when I make changes to ...
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Why do two identical files on two different NFS file systems differ 16.7% in number of blocks?

I have two identical files, located on two different NFS filesystems. According to ls -l or du -b, their sizes are identical, but the difference with du -k or ls -s is 114072 blocks, or 16.7%. What ...
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Show samba mount on file manager

I have two mount points on my /etc/fstab, one is a nfs share and the other a samba share. 10.1.1.1:/home/paulo/public_html /home/paulo/public_html nfs ...
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Unable to write to NFS share, Finder hanging

I've a issue with an nfs share : this is my setup : /etc/exports : /home/delaland/sharetest 111.111.111.111(rw,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=100,sync,insecure,no_subtree_check) all needed ...
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Migrate NFS for an embedded board from one system to another

I have a directory setup on one machine which serves as NFS for my TI embedded system. I am now changing my development PC and need to move the NFS directory to another PC. For that I tried the ...
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CacheFilesD complains that free space limit arguments are invalid

I have attempted to lower the free space limits used to control when cachefilesd does culling of the cache, but it keeps complaining that the arguments are invalid, even though I appear to have ...
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How can I see which servers have mounted a shared NFS filesystem?

I'm running Oracle Linux 6.2. I have an NFS filesystem that is shared from one Linux server. Several other Linux servers mount this filesystem. I need to find all the servers that have mounted the ...
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How can I automatically mount my NFS/SMB shares on Mac?

I have Macbook running on OSX 10.9 and Synology NAS. I have the following shares on the NAS: NFS: /volume1/photo SMB: smb://user:pass@192.168.1.1/photo I would like to have it mounted ...
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How to configure permissions for linux NFSv4 client with Synology NAS?

I have an established Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04) and a new Synology NAS and am having trouble getting correct NFS user permissions on the mountpoint. The server also mounts an NFS export from ...
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Windows NFS Mount - Set permissions without editing the registry

Currently, we mount an NFS share on many client computers and set user and group options for each machine via the Windows registry. Is there another way to set permissions that doesn't involve ...
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Windows NFS client attempting mount parent directory

I'm using Windows 7 Explorers map network drive interface to mount a CentOS 6.5 NFS directory. I'm mounting //server/home/name/folder and the NFS export is /home/name/folder. This is the only NFS ...
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How to access NFS share with an NIS user from Windows 7 Pro?

Very much a follow-up to this question, our group does not use LDAP for users, but rather YP/NIS. I followed the UMich NFS 4.1 readme/docs and seemed to set up the driver successfully, but I'm left ...
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Connecting to server via NFS with different (external) IP addresses

Is it possible to connect to my FTP server via the NFS protocol (my server is running Linux) from another computer outside my internal network? I have set it up in the past to use my LAN IP 10.0.0.X, ...
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`ls` shows no files in mounted nfs folder, but cd works

An nfs share was mounted to /vol/mynfs on a linux client. It does not show any folders with ls and bash completion does not work in /vol/mynfs too. But after changing to a subdirectory all files are ...
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Permission denied to mounted NFS

How do you grant read/write access to a mounted NFS filesystem on a remote server? The user I want to have access has UID=1000 and GID=1000, so I tried mounting with: sudo mount -t nfs -o ...
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Will ISCSI work for me?

To save power/space I want to run 1 NAS box. For storage I am thinking of getting 4x 4TB HDD. For speed in VM's (and increased IOPS) I want to run 4x 250GB SSDs. My idea is to set up 1 ISCSI target ...
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NFS high CPU usage

Hello, I have a very strange issue. I have next server: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) MP CPU 3.16GHz cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep proce | wc -l 8 free -m total used free shared ...