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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mounting nfs gives “access denied by server while mounting (null)”

I've recently upgraded one of our machines to debian Squeeze from lenny. Previously, these machines mounted 2 NFS shares /home and /home/scans/data After the upgrade they can only mount one at a ...
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Sync file system changes in a folder to server on LAN (via SSH or NFS) automatically

I'm looking for a solution that'll automatically sync file system changes in "/folder1" to "/folder2". Any change should be synced (deleted files, new folders etc.) without any confirmation. ...
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NFS: Network disconnect causes Gnome Nautilus to hang / Jumping progress bars

I mount NFSv4 export via /etc/fstab and mount and use the shared folder in nautilus. There are two issues: When I copy a large file (around 4 GB) to the NFS server, the progress bar rapidly goes to ...
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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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nfs share mount fails on startup

After updating to Kubuntu 13.10 beta (kernel version is 3.11.0-7-generic) my nfs share stopped auto-mounting during boot. Here is my fstab: dimanne@Impedance:~$ cat /etc/fstab # <file system> ...
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Setting up a file share for a lab of Windows PCs with Samba or NFS

I am trying to setup a "shared drive" for our lab on a university campus. I installed Debian on a spare PC we have here and the "clients" are all using Windows 7 Professional. Ideally, they all want ...
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Is it possible to remote compile with gcc?

I have some embedded servers running RHEL with limited amount of memory. Because of this I do not want to install gcc because it is so large. Is there a way to remote compile with gcc? The only way ...
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Disconnected nfs share causing high io wait load

I synchronize some folders and do backups via attic every night to an nfs share, that is at a different site. For this, I have a script that first establishes an openvpn connection to that site and ...
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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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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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is it possible to mount hostname specific nfs share in /etc/fstab

I want to mount a hostname specific nfs Filesystem in /etc/fstab. 10.0.0.1:/testmy/<hostname> /nfs_for_host if there any Variable to do this ?
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How to mount nfs using automounter(autofs)

I have an nfs at 192.168.1.10:/home/vm1/Desktop/nfs and will like to mount locally to /home/vm1/Desktop/nfs-mount using automounter...need help doing do What i did $cat /etc/auto.master /home ...
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Zero KB available on NFS Mac OS X

I can't write to my NFS (Xtreamer media player). Writing works fine via Terminal, but in Finder everything is read only and Finder says "Zero KB available." and gives me the error message "The item ...