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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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 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 arkive03.tumo....
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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 /mnt/...
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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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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 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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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, ...
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NFS mount causes boot delay

When booting my debian unstable linux box the process is delayed when it attempts to mount NFS partitions from another machine which is not switched on. The message displayed during boot is: [*** ] ...
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Setting up nfs between Fedora 21 server and Rasperry Pi running OpenELEC

I'm trying to set up a home network to share my various audio and video files to different media server machines. I currently have a machine running Fedora 21 which hosts all the files that I want to ...
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Practical way to share 15GB of files with distributed users on cable connections

I am working with a company of 7 employees distributed throughout the U.S., each with basic cable internet connections, who need to share about 15 GB of thousands of documents (mostly Word and PDF ...
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Sharing HFS+ (USB-HDD) over NFS

I've hooked up an external HDD to my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. It shows up under /dev/sda2 and /dev/sda3 (two partitions). I followed numerous tutorials, but none seem to have a fix for my ...
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bash script how to parse outputs

I am writing a script to test read/write performance on the network storage, but i need a bit of help to finish the script. The script is simple: reloads the nfs mount to clear the cache ...
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Does LSF io index report NFS io?

We use SONAS for our filesystem on our cluster and I have noticed that the load on SONAS does not necessarily correlate with the value of io on the cluster nodes when I run lsload -l. Is it possible ...
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OSX: Locking in vagrant with Ubuntu guest using NFS doesn't work

On OSX 10.10.3 using VirtualBox 4.3.26 and vagrant 1.7.2 when using NFS for the shared folder in a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest, PHP application ins the guest trying to use LOCK_EX on the shared folder ...
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Cross-Distro NFS Mount Not Fully Writeable in Ubuntu

I'm relatively new to setting up NFS mounts and I'm trying to get things started in the AWS cloud. I ultimately want to have a CentOS box which serves as the NFS server and can have different sorts of ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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Mounting NFS share

I have got a server with failed hard drive. I would like to retrieve the data that I have on the disk. For that I created an ubuntu live cd and I am using it in one of the clients. I am trying to ...
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Kernel Thread that won't exit, Load Average +1

So I have a new server that is up and running with Centos 6, and the load average is stuck hovering around 1, even when the machine is nearly idle. I reviewed the process table and found this running:...
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Mount only sub-directory in NFS export

On my NAS I export one single filesystem: /mnt/datastore *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,all_squash,fsid=0) With /mnt/datastore/ being the mount point of a FUSE based concatenation of a bunch of disks. ...
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autofs NFS mount directory hung

I have a problem when executing "df -h" command it hungs, I know since there is a unreachable/not responding NFS path this is causing the hung. All my scripts dependent of df -h is also piling up ...
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Starting rpcgssd on CentOS 7

I'm running CentOS 7.0.1406, and have problems with NFSv4, authenticating using krb5p. Neither idmapd nor gssd would start automatically. I could fix the former by doing systemctl enable nfs-idmap. ...
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How to get linux to stop complaining when the nfs server is down?

Any way to get linux to give up on trying to reconnect nfs shares? I have them in fstab currently. I'd like them to attempt mount at boot and only try to reconnect manually thereafter. The shares it's ...
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Can not write to nfs mount despite r/w permissions in place

Somewhat puzzled by the following and hoped there would be someone on here to advise: [root@mybox02 ~]# mount | tail -1 mystor01:/spool1_fs1/ on /global type nfs (rw,addr=xx.xx.xx.25) [root@mybox02 ~]...
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ownCloud and NFS (ownCloud and RuneAudio)

I have two home servers running, one with ownCloud, and one with RuneAudio. The idea is for RuneAudio to be able to access the music stored on ownCloud. Since RuneAudio can connect to drives via ...
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What should I use to access NFS from console without mounting it?

Network file access | Console program | mounting option ------------------------------------------------------------ HTTP | wget / curl | httpfs FTP | ...
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Users and permissions on a Raspi which is both a home and an owncloud server

I'm a long time Linux desktop user but a total newbie in servers and security. Now I want to set up a Raspi (running Raspbian) to act as a CUPS print server, an NFS file server and backup storage, an ...
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NFS4 & VirtualBox: Ubuntu 14.04 host Windows 10 Techpreview client

I have a host OS Ubuntu 14.04 (my main OS). I run a Windows 10 client inside VirtualBox. I wish for NFS4 to work between them, I cannot see the share in my Windows 10 client. I followed the following ...
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Ubuntu Home Server Packetstorm

I have a home plex server that runs various pieces of software and fills various roles. It's running the latest Ubuntu with all the latest packages/updates. About every 10 days or so, it starts packet ...
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Can't transfer large files via nfs

When copying files to a mounted directory (nfs) it does so really fast in the beginning (>100 MB/s) but at around 1 gigabyte completed (using rsync) the speed drops until it stagnates at ~100 kB/s and ...