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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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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How to (cleanly) dismount sshfs when mounted on a NFS mount point?

My coworker has a desktop computer with /home shared on our file server. I have developed a Perl script for sshfs-mounting a certain directory on another SSH host which works fine on my laptop. On ...
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NFS fileserver / computer clock not in sync despite NTP setup

I have a fileserver running at home (Synology DS214se) which, among other things, serves my /home/<user> (per pam_mount controlled NFS). This works just fine for all practical purposes, with ...
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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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mount command times out when trying to mount between servers

I've got two identical RHEL boxes and would like to mount a directory from one to the other. my command: [me@serv_dev ~]$ sudo mount serv_prod:/my/dir /mnt/my/dir times out after a few minutes: ...
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User ID mapping with NFS on Synology NAS

I have a Synology NAS box (running DSM 5.1), and I've exported a directory via NFS. I'm attempting to mount it on my Ubuntu box. It mostly works fine, but I'm having issues with user and group ...
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How to mount NFS share in OS X Yosemite?

I have an NFS server (CentOS 6.6 at IP 192.168.1.16) that shares a folder /nfs/share. I want to mount this folder from a Mac laptop (at mount point /nfs/share). When I tried the following: sudo ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Troubleshooting hung NFS drive

I have mounted a NFS drive through /etc/fstab on an Mac OS X computer, and it seems to be hung or stuck. When I try cd /path/to/mounted/drive, the command sticks and never completes. What commands ...
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How to determine whether a directory is on an NFS mounted drive?

How can I determine whether a given directory on a Linux machine is from an NFS mounted drive or not?
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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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What to do with NFS server (UTF-8) and Windows 7?

NFS share is mounted using mount server:/share x: command. File(cyrillic) "Новый текстовый документ.txt" created with samba share (and using UTF-8) is shown as "Новый текстовый ...
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How to NFS-export /Volumes/drive as /nfs/drive on Mac OS X?

I've got the following /etc/exports entry on my Mac OS X machine: /Volumes/a/long/path/to/folder -ro -alldirs -network 192.168.1.0 -mask 255.255.255.0 It works great, except I don't want it ...
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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 ...
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Extensible Linux Cluster Operating System

Assume I have a laptop(2 cores, 4G memory, 512G regular disk) running ubuntu and a desktop(4 cores, 16G memory, 512G ssd disk) with no operating system installed(i.e. a new suite of computing ...
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fstab entry for NFS mount on laptop

I have an entry in my client machine's fstab to automatically mount my NFS at boot. When the NFS network isn't present I'm waiting an additional 1.5 minutes for my system to boot: "systemd-analyze ...
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NFS client for Windows 10

I need to mount NFS share on Windows 10. Then I can save files on mounted share. Is there NFS client for (any) Windows 10 edition? As much as I know, NFS client do exist on Windows Server 2008.
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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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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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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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Unable to mount FreeNAS 9.3.1 NFS share on Ubuntu 15.10

I have FreeNAS 9.3.1 running on a computer with an NFS share. I am unable to mount this share via the mount command: mount -t nfs 192.168.0.104:/mnt/NAS /mnt/test on Ubuntu 15.10 or on the FreeNAS ...
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Is it possible to create a distributed file system over P2P networks? [closed]

I was thinking about Napster, eMule, Kazaa and all that old school softwares to download and share digital content, like songs, books, videos and films. Learning about NFS (Network File System) and ...
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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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What are the difference between nfs over ssh and sshfs?

I’m looking for a solution to mount an folder from my homeserver (linux) over the internet. The Data should be encrypted, so that nobody could read my file content or any metadata. I have found ...
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RequiresMountsFor not working on Debian 8

I am trying to set up a systemd service on Debian 8 to run a program from the network on startup but it does not work - the service starts before mounting NFS disks have completed. I have the ...
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Strange transport layer port number during nfs conversation

I use autofs to mount nfs shares, autofses part works well, I can reach the leaf folders, but when I try to access that folder the following packet exchange takes place and my shell stacks, it drops ...
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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 ...
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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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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 set identity for Windows client for NFS without identity server?

I am using the Windows 7 NFS client to access a Fedora FC 11 NFS Server. The identity presented by Windows NFS Client to the NFS server can only be set in AD or if running a special identity server ...
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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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How to access NFS share from Windows 7 pro?

Everywhere I see Windows and NFS, there is a mention of some kind of subsystem of unix apps or something like this, but apparently it's not in Windows 7 pro. So the question is: what can I do to get ...
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How to disable zsh tab completion for NFS dirs?

I use zsh and its tab completion. When I accidentally hit tab in a (slow) NFS dir, zsh takes way too long. Even worse, if the NFS is down, and I hit /mnt/[tab], my whole shell locks up. How can I ...
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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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Force unmount NFS partition

I need weapons, I have none. I have a NFS mountpoint in my system which isn't responding to anything. The physical mountpoint doesn't even exist anymore, but the system doesn't know it's not there ...
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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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How do I mount an NFS share in Windows 8?

I have a NAS that I'd like to mount over NFS. It works great on my Mac, but I cannot figure out how to mount this device on Windows 8. I've searched a bit online, but all the articles seem to apply ...
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faster way to mount a remote file system than sshfs?

I have been using sshfs to work remotely, but it is really slow and annoying, particularly when I use eclipse on it. Is there any faster way to mount the remote file system locally? My no.1 priority ...
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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 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 ...