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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Ports required for NFS share to be used by RHEL / CentOS

I have a WS2K12 R2 server that is serving a NFS accessed by CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 if I turn my Firewall off it works with it on it doesn't. Question Is: What are the ports required for the NFS Share (TCP ...
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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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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 time....
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Auto-mounting NFS in AIX at startup

I have few NFS file systems which I mount manually after my AIX system boots up. Is there a way I can do it using /etc/filesystems? What would be the syntax?
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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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How do I set up an NFS mount in OSx?

I recently purchased a NAS that supports NFS. I am trying to mount the NAS NFS filesystem on a macosx, so that multiple users can use it. What is unclear to me is how user names and permissions are ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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How to mount nfs share from docker container?

I can see the shares of the server: [root@sandbox /]# showmount -e 192.168.0.111 Export list for 192.168.0.111: /RAIDPOOL02/vers * /RAIDPOOL02/prod * /RAIDPOOL02/pipeline * When I attempt ...
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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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Mount on a per user basis

I am in charge of a small nfs network and I would like to set the machines to perform different mounts depending on which user logs in. Is this possible? For example, if user A logs in I want them to ...
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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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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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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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Is autofs designed to automatically dismount nfs after user leave directory?

I have autofs configured to automatically mount a directory using nfs on Ubuntu 14.04. After the user has left the directory (or exited the shell entirely); I would like that directory to dismount. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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NFS mount causes boot delay

When booting my debian unstable linux box the process is delayed when it attempts to mount NFS partitions from another machine which is not switched on. The message displayed during boot is: [*** ] ...
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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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How can I have two files with the same name in a directory when mounted with NFS?

I have a C++ application test that creates 10,000 files in an NFS mounted directory, but my test recently failed once due to one file appearing twice with the same name in that directory with all the ...
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Is it possible to check how long ago was an nfs volume mounted?

Is there a way to see how long ago a volume was mounted without using the log files? Basically, I have a list of mounted volumes over nfs and I need to see if they were mounted today or months ago.
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Add-WindowsFeature FS-NFS-Services “the name was not found”

I have a fresh installation of Windows Server 2012 and need to create a NFS share. Using these instructions: PS C:\> Import-Module ServerManager this works ok - I'm returned to the prompt. ...
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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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OS X: mount_nfs & automount behave differently

I have an OS X El Capitan computer and a Linux Mint NFS server, both attached to the same OS X El Capitan Open-Directory Server. The exports of the server look like this: /Volumes/PDISK2 10.0.0.0/16(...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...