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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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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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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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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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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Mac OS X & Linux: mount_nfs: can't access /nfs: Permission denied

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 NFS server and I have an iMac NFS client running OS X 10.6.8. I believe I have everything set up properly, yet I still get this error on the Mac: mount_nfs: can't access /nfs: ...
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iptables rules for nfs

I was getting below error while typing showmount -e 192.168.56.2 in client machine [root@client ~]# showmount -e 192.168.56.2 clnt_create: RPC: Port mapper failure - Unable to receive: errno 113 (No ...
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How to remove large number of files/folders in linux

We are using hadoop to split a table into smaller files to feed to mahout, but in the process, we created a huge amount of _temporary logs. we have an nfs mount for the hadoop volume so we can use ...
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pxe boot environement unable to download kickstart file

Im trying to get a pxe boot working, but the farthest i can get is to the part that the pxe boot image is supposed to retrieve the kickstart file over nfs, then the error: failed to retrieve file ...
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rsnapshot / cp-al: duplicate files on mounted NFS share

The Scenario I'm backing up one of my Debian wheezy machines via rsnapshot. The target directory is a mounted NFS share. A Qnap NAS serves this target directory. The Problem But rsnapshot complains ...
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Fedora nfs mount dissappears

I have a small host running Fedora 18 (3.6.11), with a nfs set to server a /mnt/dir. The problem on the client running Fedora (3.11.6) after just a minute or so the mount disappears. SELinux is ...
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does exportfs -r interrupts the existing nfs?

I'm trying to export a new nfs volume while keeping other ones running. my concern is if somehow, there is a risk for the processes that are writing in the others nfs volumes. am using /etc/exportfs ...
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FTP or NFS for large number of files?

What is the best option between FTP and NFS if I have 1 million files (~1 TB) to transfer? I want to make sure that files don't get corrupted during the transfer.
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NTFS-3g and NFS not working

I have a problem with one of my NFS shares. On one computer running debian I have mounted a NTFS drive using ntfs-3g, using this line in my fstab file: /dev/sda2 /delt ntfs-3g ...
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NFS from MacOS to Centos in virtualbox

I'm trying to share files from my Mac to a web server hosted in VirtualBox running Centos. Mac I've created the file /etc/exports. It has the following line /Users/jason/projects -alldirs -network ...
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CMD says NFS tools are missing, but Explorer says they're not

I'm on Windows 8 x64 Enterprise Edition and I have the NFS Client/Server tools installed. It was working perfectly fine for me a few months ago. Today I wanted to mount some NFS shares, so I opened ...
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Who gets ownership of a mounted file/folder in NFS?

I am stumped with a problem I raised over on superuser and I basically got around it by using NFS version 3. Now, although I no longer have the user 4294967294 problem, now the files I mount are all ...
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NFS only gives user read access

I had NFS set up such that my RasberryPi had its Documents/ folder stored on my main Ubuntu system and it worked fine. I then made it such that the entire /home/raspi1 folder (note, not /home/ itself) ...
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Why are the timestamps on files created on an NFS mounted partition different?

I have a server with an NFS mounted volume. When I create a file on a local volume, the time stamp matches the date command. When I create a file on the NFS mounted volume, the time stamp is off. ...