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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
327 views

Booting with nfs just prints some weird character

Problem I have an embedded system which I am unable to boot via NFS using an Embedded Linux Kernel Image and rootfs both placed on my laptop (which serves as the NFS server as well as a TFTP ...
1
vote
0answers
507 views

Autofs hang processas

I use CentOS 5.5 with Xen. I created RedHat 5.3 DomU and exported some directories through nfs. In clien side (Dom0) I configured autofs for automatically mounting server's directories. Server side ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

Kubuntu live cd via PXE on server 2012r2

I am attempting to PXE boot the kubuntu live CD ( prepped to be booted on a usb drive, then files placed on a NFS share with root acces read/write to everyone ) the PXE boot menu component launched ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Export NFS Share from Windows with specific UID/GID

I need to NFS Share a directory on Windows Server 2012 to a RHEL7 client, and am running into a bit of a problem. The RHEL7 machine is able to mount the Server2012 share via fstab: # from ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Synology DS212 hung. Could it be a file with an “illegal” UTF file name?

I have a Linux server backing up several other hosts on a Synology DS212. Intermittently, I find the DS212 dead in the water, with the Linux kernel bemoaning a NFS failure: ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

What is the replacement for intr option when mounting NFS?

intr / nointr This option is provided for backward compatibility. It is ignored after kernel 2.6.25. says the man nfs(5). I'm facing the problem when NFS client blocks forever when accessing a ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

OpenNebula creates system datastore always in default path /var/lib/one

I got a problem with OpenNebula 4.14. If I create a datastore via the dashboard (sunstone) wizard (not tested CLI) it ignores the BASE_PATH and instead creates the datastore in ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Don't have write permission with root, on NFS file share

I logged in as root, and when I change directory to /nfs/home I can see user home directory. I was trying to create a another home directory for a user but could not able to perform, Permission ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

NFS Server: Kerberos for Devices?

I'm setting up a Debian NFSv4 server in my home, and I'm planning to connect my WDTV Live Plus and PS3 in addition to my other computers here. I'd love to enable Kerberos to keep everything secure, ...
0
votes
0answers
96 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
192 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
495 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
336 views

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', ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
81 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
204 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
426 views

Changing MySQL default data storage directory gives error in CentOS

I installed mariadb in CentOS. I would like to store all my databases in a directory located in a NFS device. I have my my.conf in /etc/. My /etc/my.conf is the following one: [mysqld] ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
121 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
195 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
340 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
139 views

Mount NFS on a remote host through a intermediate host

My scenario is: hostA: /A_NFS/ hostB: hostA:/A_NFS/ on /B_NFS type nfs hostC: hostB:/B_NFS/ on /C_NFS type nfs hostA is reachable for hostB, but not reachable for hostC. hostB is reachable for ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Options for mapping / mounting remote FS on Mac hosting linux in a VM

Just got a new mackbook and willing to keep working on my linux box as I used to. My idea is to have the linux box running virtually on the mac, and while I am editing code in the mac environment, I ...
0
votes
0answers
464 views

UnionFS a local Directory and NFS Directory

I'm looking to create a union between two directories, one a local directory on the machine and the other a NFS directory to a remote client. What I want to accomplish is any writes to the directory ...
0
votes
0answers
395 views

Is there a way to get NFS to refresh its reverse lookup without restarting it?

NFS server for some reason doesn't seem to acknowledge that avahi/mdns will resolve an ip address unless NFS is restarted after avahi is already running. I have my exports specified by hostname ...
0
votes
0answers
219 views

How can I mount NFS at the home folder under Win7?

I found some tutorial where I can mount NFS as a drive, but I haven't found any tutorial regarding how can I mount NFS at the home folder under Win7?
0
votes
0answers
303 views

Copying From Windows to NFS: Can The Timestamps Be Preserved?

We have a Linux server that has NFS shares. Some Windows hosts (XP & 7) connect to it via Services for UNIX. I've been told the behavior is different from XP to 7 in terms of file creation dates ...
0
votes
0answers
539 views

Is it possible to use hfs+ for nfs exporting on linux?

I have an esata external driver which is of hfs+ format. I have already disabled the journaling function and managed to mount it with both read&write supports in my ubuntu system. However, when I ...
0
votes
0answers
458 views

OSX extended attributes and NFS

I have multiple users working on a fileserver, mainly using Photoshop, InDesign and alikes. Samba (3.5.6) does not seem responsive enough (using 'socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_KEEPALIVE ...