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 share hide directories and folders for users without permission

I have a simple FreeNAS server that id just like to share with some people but id like to hide directories from users that they don't have permissions for but I can't seem to find a way to do it. I ...
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NFS fileserver / computer clock not in sync despite NTP setup

I have a fileserver running at home (Synology DS214se) which, among other things, serves my /home/<user> (per pam_mount controlled NFS). This works just fine for all practical purposes, with ...
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Mount Mac OSX nfs folder in a Vagrant machine with uid 1000

I'm developing on Mac and I want to share my OS X Extended (Case-sensitive, Journaled) folder to a Vagrant machine through NFS because vboxsf performance is too poor. My Case-sensitive drive is ...
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If it is even possible, how do I apply the “-32bitclient” command to a directory in Terminal?

I'm running the older 10.6.8 on a computer, and in order to use the software installed on it, I need to keep it in 64-bit mode. However, in order to download files off a particular media card, I need ...
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How to delete a directory nobody has rights to, probably due to id mismatch?

I have a NetApp volume with hybrid permissions exported through NFS (for Linux hosts) and CIFS (for Mac and Windows hosts). I have a CIFS share mounted on my Mac. I copied a directory from my Mac ...
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Most secure and flexible file access on a NAS

I have a NAS at home that I use to store my documents and media files. I recently got a raspberry Pi on which I installed a media center (openElec). Giving access to the media files to the raspberry ...
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Troubleshooting hung NFS drive

I have mounted a NFS drive through /etc/fstab on an Mac OS X computer, and it seems to be hung or stuck. When I try cd /path/to/mounted/drive, the command sticks and never completes. What commands ...
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Need to backup restore Linux system remotely

I am trying to build a setup like WDS (Windows Deployment Service) in a Linux environment. What I have: A Dell server with good amount of RAM and lots of space. OS is CentOS 6.5. Few 3rd party ...
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How to NFS-export /Volumes/drive as /nfs/drive on Mac OS X?

I've got the following /etc/exports entry on my Mac OS X machine: /Volumes/a/long/path/to/folder -ro -alldirs -network 192.168.1.0 -mask 255.255.255.0 It works great, except I don't want it ...
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Share a mounted network share on Linux using samba

following scenario: Existing NFS/CIFS (Share_1) on a host (lets call it host1.sample.net) in a private network (no WAN access) Share_1 is mounted on LinuxMint Box (let's call it ...
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Extensible Linux Cluster Operating System

Assume I have a laptop(2 cores, 4G memory, 512G regular disk) running ubuntu and a desktop(4 cores, 16G memory, 512G ssd disk) with no operating system installed(i.e. a new suite of computing ...
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fstab entry for NFS mount on laptop

I have an entry in my client machine's fstab to automatically mount my NFS at boot. When the NFS network isn't present I'm waiting an additional 1.5 minutes for my system to boot: "systemd-analyze ...
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How to share a Mac OsX host folder to a Win Srvr 2008 virtualbox guest so that it can be mapped as a network drive (no Vbox shared folder)

I need to share a Mac OsX (El Capitan) host folder to a Windows Server 2008 virtualbox guest machine so that it can be mapped as a network drive. **I can't use VirtualBox shared folder ...
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How to mount NFS share in OS X Yosemite?

I have an NFS server (CentOS 6.6 at IP 192.168.1.16) that shares a folder /nfs/share. I want to mount this folder from a Mac laptop (at mount point /nfs/share). When I tried the following: sudo ...
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Disconnected nfs share causing high io wait load

I synchronize some folders and do backups via attic every night to an nfs share, that is at a different site. For this, I have a script that first establishes an openvpn connection to that site and ...
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Unable to mount FreeNAS 9.3.1 NFS share on Ubuntu 15.10

I have FreeNAS 9.3.1 running on a computer with an NFS share. I am unable to mount this share via the mount command: mount -t nfs 192.168.0.104:/mnt/NAS /mnt/test on Ubuntu 15.10 or on the FreeNAS ...
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Is it possible to create a distributed file system over P2P networks? [closed]

I was thinking about Napster, eMule, Kazaa and all that old school softwares to download and share digital content, like songs, books, videos and films. Learning about NFS (Network File System) and ...
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Homedir via NFS: How to improve performance?

I would like to improve the login speed on my NFS clients. Just logging in via lightdm and starting KDE takes approx 35 seconds. Could be somewhat faster, no? One option would be to improve NFS ...
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What are the difference between nfs over ssh and sshfs?

I’m looking for a solution to mount an folder from my homeserver (linux) over the internet. The Data should be encrypted, so that nobody could read my file content or any metadata. I have found ...
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RequiresMountsFor not working on Debian 8

I am trying to set up a systemd service on Debian 8 to run a program from the network on startup but it does not work - the service starts before mounting NFS disks have completed. I have the ...
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NFS client for Windows 10

I need to mount NFS share on Windows 10. Then I can save files on mounted share. Is there NFS client for (any) Windows 10 edition? As much as I know, NFS client do exist on Windows Server 2008.
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NFS showmount -e takes to long to report exported mounts

I have a nfs server aka arkive03 and nfs client gm-web01, t delay between this two servers is about 3ms from client to server [gm-web01]/net/arkive03/mnt/mfs> ping arkive03 -c 5 PING ...
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Strange transport layer port number during nfs conversation

I use autofs to mount nfs shares, autofses part works well, I can reach the leaf folders, but when I try to access that folder the following packet exchange takes place and my shell stacks, it drops ...
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Diskless NFS cluster

I'm planning on making an NFS cluster for diskless clients. I understand the basics, but I'm having trouble implementing it, I have some questions regarding on how to setup the cluster. Do I need ...
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How to reach a WEBDAV mount in a NFS4 export

I have a WEBDAV mountpoint to a remote server, the according user mountable directory is created in a directory, which i export via NFS4. Browsing the mounted share directory on a workstation (Debian ...
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Startup Oracle Database with an NFS mount

I currently have an Oracle Database which works just fine on 1 server. I want to share the folder which contains its' control file to another server via an NFS mount. However when mounted I get ...
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How to speed up NFS

I use an NFS server at home for streaming, e.g. for accessing from player. But when it comes to use as a mounted folder, it comes out that NFS (as well as samba) has awful side: it gets list of files ...
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Linux (Arch) script for configuring multiple file-sharing options

Having an Arch ARM server in the house, which serves multiple purposes (routing, firewall, DHCP, squid etc.), I started looking for some kind of tool (script, web interface, whatever) that would allow ...
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Force unmount NFS partition

I need weapons, I have none. I have a NFS mountpoint in my system which isn't responding to anything. The physical mountpoint doesn't even exist anymore, but the system doesn't know it's not there ...
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Docker Plex permission - NFS/Samba

I'm having problem with Docker and Plex and permissions to read the shared folders. It seems that I need permission 777 for Docker/Plex to work and play the media. I would like to have 744 permissions ...
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Why does chmod g+s not work on my NFS mounts?

I've got some NFS mounts that have directories that I need chmod g+s set so that any files extracted inside of them retain the default GID. For some reason it won't let me change this on the NFS ...
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File permissions using nfs-mounted vfat disk

I'm trying to get full access to a disk on a home server. On the server a raspberry pi with debian, there's only one user, "pi", with root privileges. On the client, an ubuntu machine, I have two ...
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Is it possible to mount an NFS share using Windows Explorer?

I've been looking around and all examples/guides/tutorials I've seen use the mount command from the command line (i.e. cmd) Is it possible to mount an NFS share using Windows Explorer? If yes, please ...
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DMA/CPU/BIND/NFS and polling

Which of the following is not true? (a) CPU enables interrupts while the DMA is transmitting information. (b) BIND binds SOCKET to an IP address. (c) NFS executes the same request again even though ...
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IO errors from ESXi to OS X Server (NFS or rsync)

Ok, so here is the context. I have a OSX Server 10.8 inside a VM. This VM is attached to an iSCSI volume (from a thecus bay where it is a RAID5). This volume is shared via NFS and AFP. I have some ...
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NFS v4 access denied by server while mouting between Synology and Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to mount an NFS (v4, or v3.. but get the same error...) from a Synology Server to a Raspberry Pi client. But I get this error: mount.nfs4: access denied by server while mounting ...
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Error mounting NFS unit between synology server and Raspberry Pi client

I'm trying to mount an NFS (v4, or v3.. but get the same error...) from a Synology Server to a Raspberry Pi client. But I get this error: mount -t nfs4 IP_address_of_server:/volume1/nfsnvf ...
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mount point is not a directory

I am trying to mount a directory from a local desktop in my home network. The computer exporting the nfs share is named jarvis and the nfs client is named marvin. On marvin, I run showmount -e jarvis, ...
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How do I get files from my file server to my Windows machines robustly and efficiently?

I have a file server running Linux, with a few RAID arrays of SATA drives. This file server currently exposes certain directory trees over Samba and NFS4. I use this file server to serve MP3 files for ...
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Vagrant: Mounting folder using NFS version 4 in arch linux

I am trying to mount an NFS folder using Vagrant 1.7.2 in Arch Linux. Currently the mount is working by forcing it to use nfs version 3: gemini_dcr.vm.synced_folder '/scr', '/folder', type:'nfs', ...
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Embedded Linux board with NFS boot and SSH

We have a BeagleBone Black-based embedded Linux board. It has eMMC and I have setup for NFS boot also. When I am booting the board from eMMC, I am able to connect board through SSH but when I am ...
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Cannot start xserver on client after mounting root directory on NFS share

As the title suggests, I'm having issues starting an X session on my client machine. Client is a Raspberry Pi 2 running Raspbian, this was setup and configured to auto login and launch Chromium at ...
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How do I STOP my old CIFS mac os x mount re-connecting

this should be obvious looking for how people WANT To reconnect and doing the opposite that. It seems however my auto-reconnect (configured years ago) is not using the standard mechanisms. Mac OS X ...
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How can I export a /dev/mapper mounted filesystem via NFS?

I have a server "pr-cl-n1" that mounts /usr via /dev/mapper like this: # mount [...] /dev/mapper/pr--cl--n1-usr on /usr type ext3 (rw,relatime,errors=continue,barrier=1,data=ordered) The root of ...
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NFS export a directory containing mount-points for other filesystems

I want to export /media directory. /media /media/hdd1 -- mount point for external drive H1 /media/usb -- mount point for external drive U1 And I want contents in H1 and U1 exposed. I have ...
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union-mount file system that actually deletes from all layers

Here's my use-case: I have roughly a dozen machines loosely clustered together, each with a few hundred GB partition that's currently not used. I would like to make a scratch partition so that users ...
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How can I make a SquashFS file the root file system when doing an iPXE boot?

I have a system that works perfectly fine as iPXE boot server. Now I'm trying to make it use a SquashFS file as a root file system, instead of an NFS file system. The current system uses iPXE ...
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Does this idea of a distributed filesystem already exists?

I have two laptops and two desktops, and keeping their files in sync is getting frustrating. I have an idea of what would make me happy but, before I code it myself, I decided to ask if this already ...
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Rsync behaviour/differences & newbie

From my understanding, rsync over SMB tries to build a file list each time on source/destination to check any changes have been modified before a copy takes please. I’m trying to understand the ...
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How can I track internet upload/download on linux while ignoring local traffic?

I have two Linux boxes connected to a router and the router is connected to a modem. The Linux computers share file systems via NFS. I want to track internet usage upload and download values, ...