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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Mount Mac OSX server NFS from Linux <krb5> LDAP?

I'm trying to mount an NFS share from Fedora 16. The server is Mac OS X Server, set up by my coworker. I believe it requires Kerberos/LDAP authentication, so I would start the (probably arduous) ...
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NFS Network path not found

I did setup a nfs share on my debian 7 server and been trying to mount it on a windows 7 machine. I've tried the following: C:\Users\David>mount \\192.168.178.240\backups Y: Network Error - 53 ...
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Using NFS home directories when offline

I have a server which has a NFS4 server running and exports the home directories for all my users. This setup work great when the user have direct access via LAN or WLAN to the server. But if a laptop ...
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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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Arch Arm: /folder does not support NFS export

I have a backup drive that is formatted hfs+ (for my mac laptops) That I want to have available on my home network so I don't have to plug in directly. I have a pogoplug running arch linux (install is ...
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How can I access SMB network shares on-demand from a Mac?

I regularly use samba network file shares on a corporate network from my Mac running Leopard. How can I automount these shares on-demand when I access a representative path via a shell or the Finder? ...
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Won't read Unicode characters over NFS mount?

I'm getting this strange issue when trying to play MP3s containing Unicode characters (accents) over an NFS on Mac OSX, it's all good over AFP, but I'm setup with NFS because it's a linux server on ...
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What is a better way to allow guest VMs access to the same SSL certificate?

I currently have a host VM set up with letsencrypt to generate security certificates for my domains. I run several services inside VMs (which all use those certs) on that machine, and wish to continue ...
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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 ...
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How can I mount NFS file in unix?

I am using Cent OS 5.6 and I have two VMs. I am trying to mount a file but unable to do so. Here's what I have done. Mkdir/uxadm Chmod 777 /uxadm vi /etc/exports /uxadm w01(...
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NFS export quota

I have two NFS export in /etc/exports /export/ipcamera 192.168.1.0/24(rw,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,async) /export/ipcamera2 192.168.1.0/24(rw,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,async) Is there ...
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nfsroot freezing every once in a while presumably due to network glitch

Setup I've set up a thin client running gentoo according to these instructions. It seems to work quite nicely except that every once in a while it freezes. I've found that I can duplicate the issue ...
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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. ...
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How to use NFS mounted storage as particular user

I have a NFS storage where I want to create and modify files from my local machine. On that NFS server there is a user with a group. But when I write a file from some local application to that storage,...
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Filesystem change notification over NFS

I have the following setup: Host machine: Ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) Guest machine on Virtualbox: Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (32-bit) I'm working on a project that lives inside the VirtualBox guest. I ...
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OSX Lion groups: add group, set GID, add user to group, implement FakeGroup fix - all for NFS

I have three goals: Implement the "FakeGroup" fix Add a group with a specific GID (i.e. customgroup with GID 1111) Add a user to that group Implement the "FakeGroup" fix According to this ...
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Limit NFS block size from server side?

Is it possible to enforce a maximum rsize/wsize in nfsd? I'm having issues related to IP fragmentation (yes, I'm stuck with NFS-over-UDP, contrary to the warnings in the manpage), and have no ...
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Distributed File System using NFS?

Is it possible to setup NFS to perform as a parallel distributed file system? I'd like to have to NFS servers containing the same file data and serving file ops request for load balancing and to ...
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ImageMagick command sometimes fails

I have an ImageMagick command that is something like this: convert "/path/to/photo" -set comment "(c) my company" -resize WxH miff:- | composite -dissolve 30 -geometry +40+138 -quality 80 "/path/to/...
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How to Access `/dev` From Inside a `chroot` Jail?

     How can one access /dev from within a chroot jail? I'd like to know how to do this on OS X v10.11.5 'El Capitan,' in particular. I've already tried to create an ...
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Openoffice access files on NFS extremely slow and can not save file

I am using a Debian 7 box. I have an NFS network drive mounted on my "/mnt/drive_R". Everything works fine except Apache openoffice 4.1 and LibreOffice 3.5, yes I tried both version of openoffice. I ...
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launch installer from NFS share

I'm a domain user in local admins group. I'm trying to launch an installer from a network location, but it tells me that "I don't have a permission for that file" and "suggests Admin assistance" (...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Accessing Linux NFS Shares using Windows Explorer

I have a Linux Machine (CentOS 6.4) using which I exported a NFS Share. I'm pretty sure that this is an NFS Share since I Created an entry in /etc/exports Ran the command exportfs -avr Now when ...
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Vmware: how do I share directories between Ununtu (guest) and Mac host using nfs?

I am trying to share a directory between an ubuntu vm and a mac host. I tried mount -t nfs 192.168.95.151:/path-to-directory ~/mounttest But this results in a connection refused message. I am 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 rpc.mountd,quota,...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 (...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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NFS Mount Size change

I have created a nfs mount on my centos server that is 50GB in size, is it possible to adjust the size of the mount to something like 100GB or more? If so how would i go about that?
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How to permanently mount an NFS share under Windows 7?

If I have an OpenWrt router with a 1,5TB HDD on it that's exported via NFS3, then how can I permanently mount it on an NFS share under Windows 7? (they're on the same subnet.)
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NFS mount readable but not writable

I'm trying to mount a remote directory owned by www-data to a local directory owned by sam. From sam's home directory, I've created ~/directory, and when I "mount directory", I see the contents of ...
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NFS won't allow access to mounted media

I'll explain it here, but I have this problem, for which the solution that user received doesn't fix my problem satisfactorily (sshfs) The problem is that I would like to share my /media folder over ...