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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iTunes can't find library file on NFS server

I've set up an NFS server to maintain a central iTunes media folder for all users on our home network. In addition, we are storing each user's library file on the NFS, and pointing the iTunes client ...
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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 server)...
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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 (...
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Boot Linux via VM NFS on RPI

I am having some trouble setting up my system with a custom u-boot and kernel to mount a rootfs from a NFS. I cross-compiled everything I need, u-boot and a kernel. Booting with an integrated ...
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dd file copy uploading to server is fast, downloading image back to local machine is slow

I've used dd to copy a hard drive on one server to the samba share on another server. The speed was between 30-60 MB/s, about what I'd expect. The connection is a dedicated gigabit line for each image....
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OpenStack cluster experiencing parallel slowdown

I have an elasticluster setup of 40 instances that form a SLURM cluster. I am running an embarrassingly parallel analysis in which each node has the same job, analyzing different files. The I/O ...
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Bad write performance VMWare ESXi VM when on NFS/iSCSI

I'm experiencing a very low disk write on VMWare ESXi hosted VirtualMachines. First of all the specs: - i5 4590T - 32GB DDR-3 (non ECC) - Intel Z87 Chipset - LSI 9211-8i (IT Mode, configured for ...
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Some NFS mounts from synology NAS lose execute permission after mounting

I am mounting 5 shares from my synology NAS on a ubuntu server. They are all identically shared on the NAS and identically mounted. The mount points before mounting are all drwxrwxrwx. After ...
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Permission denied while removing files/dirs from guest machine?

I am running a vagrant VM with Virtual Box on Mac OSX. I have a shared nfs directory shared. Within the shared directory I am trying to remove files created by a chef recipe: ➜ directory ll total ...
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Centos 7 diskless client cannot mount NFS

I've spent the last few days learning how to set up a diskless client in a couple virtualbox machines, following the guide in the RHEL documentation. So far I have made it through the whole guide, but ...
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NFSv4 Exports hierarchy

How are the NFSv4 permissions work in exports and mounts? I am exporting a pseudo root share with a set of permissions and then additional shares as sub directories of the export with different sets ...
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connection refused while trying to mount nfs

Nothing I've googled out helped me yet including questions asked here. While issuing : mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049 192.168.243.148:/home/nfs/ /mnt/nfs I've got response mount: mounting ...
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Setting up QNAP NAS NFS to access outside LAN

I currently have a QNAP NAS that I have configured so that I can access it outside my LAN via port forwarding, however this only directs me to the GUI of the NAS software. I am trying to enable NFS ...
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Unbound DNS: Setting up an NFS Share to Bring `/dev` into the Software's `chroot` Jail

NOTE: This question follows up on the question 'Unbound DNS: Troubleshooting/Resolving Unbound Configuration Problems?'      Like this question's title says, I'm trying to ...
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How to prevent another vagrant instance overriding /etc/exports file

I have multiple Vagrant for different projects. Whenever I vagrant up either instance causes the /etc/exports file to get overridden. The first vagrant instance synced directories get overridden by ...
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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 ...
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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 /etc/...
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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: 2016-04-01T03:58:40....
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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 ...
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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 /var/lib/one/datastores/...
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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 denied....
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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, ...
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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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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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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 linuxmint.sample.net)...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 rw,uid=...