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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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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NFS client move files in different directories at the same server

Does moving files between two folders on a single remote NFS server redirect the files through the client, or does the server simply adjust it's directory structure? Thanks!
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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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NFS under Windows Vista

How to add a NFS device under Windows Vista?
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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 ...
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How to share my Linux home directory with Mac OS X

I have an internal development server running Debian Testing. Some times, I find I'd like to do some "on the box" development. I can (have) setup a VNC server and do development that way, but some ...
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Non-root users cannot access NFS mounted directory

I have a Synology NAS sharing a "MEDIA" folder by NFS. I would like to access this folder from my Plex Media Server (running on Debian). I added this line to the /etc/fstab file: ...
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Cannot access my NFS share on my debian Plex Media Server box

I have a Synology NAS sharing a "MEDIA" folder by NFS. http://i.stack.imgur.com/J55lW.png (screenshot) I would like to access this folder from my Plex Media Server (running on Debian). I added ...
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How to protect ownership of file with nfs

I have mounted an nfs partition from remote server with ip 10.20.1.10. On my computer, when I go to mounted directory, I have seen that nobody is the user and nogroup is the group, which own all the ...
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How to configure permissions for linux NFSv4 client with Synology NAS?

I have an established Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04) and a new Synology NAS and am having trouble getting correct NFS user permissions on the mountpoint. The server also mounts an NFS export from ...
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How to mount NFS export on Mac OS X?

I have FreeBSD (test.local) box configured as NFS server. And I'm trying to mount its NFS sharing form my mac (hhmm.local) /nfs hhmm.local /nfs has 777 permission. And I checked from mac that ...
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systemd: Start some services only when at home (based on WLAN SSID)

I would like to have some network daemons like sshd or NFS only running on my laptop when I’m in my home network for security reasons. Is there a way to automate this with systemd and e.g. ...
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sparse file moving/copying over NFS

I created a sparse file with truncate -s 4T image.img on an ext4 file system which I mount over NFS. The following test shows that the system has trouble with the recognition of sparse files: both ...
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User based NFS access

I have an NFS server called nfs-server and several nfs clients (nfs-client1,nfs-client2,nfs-client3). I'm trying to share the home directory of myuser1 to be available on all nfs clients, but with ...
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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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Where to get ipkg package nfs-utils?

The ipkg list subcommand states that nfs-utils is supposed to be preferred over nfs-server (I'm using http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/cs08q1armel/cross/unstable and checked ...
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Unable to write as root (but can as user)

I have an NFS/NIS based file system. NFS and NIS servers are on different physical machines. When we log into our head node home directories are automounted. When logged in as a user I can write ...
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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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When should I use a simple NFS setup instead of autofs?

What are the advantages and disadvatages of using autofs from merely using the nfs service by mounting it on boot-up by changing the /etc/fstab? I could see that autofs is better because it just ...
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The cd command using variable to mapped NFS volume within ssh in linux script is not working

I have to do the following from within a bash script. The /VMNFS/ folder is present on linux box, from where script is run, and is mapped to the machine into which i am ssh'ing, as an NFS at ...
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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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using NFS over unreliable networks (wifi/mobile)

I have a NFS server at home (and an openvpn connection that only works outside of home). My phone (Jolla) is basically Linux, and has mobile data/wifi/usb network capability. Basically, I want to ...
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I/O fails to nfs mount (occasionally) - server timed out

I have a Linux-based fileserver (ark) which exports a raid volume over nfs4. Sometimes when doing large copy operations, it will time out. [nathan@ebisu /mnt/extra/disk] rsync -a --progress . ...
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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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Why my setting with NFS and setuid not working in Linux

I'm using Linux. On machine A I have such NFS setting in etc/exports: /home 10.0.129.130(rw,no_root_squash) I mount this directory on machine A on /home/nfs/ on machine B. And I've set setuid using ...
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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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How to setup nfs share for users with write permissions

We used ubuntu linux on desktops with ldap authentication. Both on server and clients we have identical users and groups. I've setup nfs server with public share, which should be available for all ...
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Can't remount NFS share: mount to NFS server <servername> failed: RPC Error: Program not registered

I previously unmounted a NFS share because it was hanging. I used the command umount -f <servername>. I checked the command mount and saw that the share was removed. Now I'm trying to remount ...
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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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From where comes the inode number of a file mounted through NFS?

I asked a question on codereview to know if I could safely replace the following code: :inode => [stat.ino, stat.dev_major, stat.dev_minor], which threw NotImplementedError because of jruby not ...
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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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NFS mount fails, permission denied, no export entry

I have a problem mounting a NFS share that I can't solve that is driving me nuts. This is the situation: Three machines involved: Host A: mandrake, IP 192.168.1.4, NFS server Host B: athlon64, IP ...
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Mac: Can't convert to real path: Input/output error

I am trying to automatically mount a NFS share on Mavericks. I have the /etc/auto_master and the /etc/auto.myserver files configured as I have on other Macs. I also have the symlinks in the root. ...
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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 ...
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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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Why do linux admins bind their folders to /export [closed]

Why do some Linux admins bind their folders to /export before exposing them via NFS (through hosts.allow and /etc/exports)? Why not just point /etc/exports to the directory you want to expose via ...
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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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Snort 2.9.6.0 to detect malicious nfs traffic

I have a snort inline mode IPS.I wanted this IPS to detect malicious nfs traffic.Can anyone please help me out to describe rules that catches the suspicious "nfs" traffic,not allowing it and allow the ...
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Solution to share files over a WLAN between OS X and Linux?

I search for a stable and efficient method to share files (ideally, via a filesystem mount, so I could listen to music and do backups without too much hustle) on a Linux server via WiFi with a ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu 12.04 to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. ...
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What is changing the network interfaces (/etc/network/interfaces)?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to virtual machine. I have edited /etc/network/interfaces like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Then I created a livecd.iso using ...
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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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After installing nfs-common I get “Failed to resolve server nfs-server”

Hi am following this guide I tried to run this: sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049 nfs-server:/ /dev after installing this: apt-get install nfs-common and get this error Failed to ...
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Passwordless SSH on Diskless Linux Cluster

I'm working on diskless Linux Cluster( a server machine, a master machine and 10 x slave machines). Which means the slave machines has no data storage device. I use a NFS server with the collaboration ...
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rsnapshot / cp-al: duplicate files on mounted NFS share

The Scenario I'm backing up one of my Debian wheezy machines via rsnapshot. The target directory is a mounted NFS share. A Qnap NAS serves this target directory. The Problem But rsnapshot complains ...
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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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Force NFS directory information update

Is it possible for a non-root user to force an NFS client to update the information it holds about a directory tree? My problem is that I want to do the following: Run a big compilation job (via ...
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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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How to mount nfs share using autofs

I shared /data directory using nfs This is the content of /etc/exports /data *(rw,sync) I started these two services service rpcbind restart service nfs restart This is my firewall ...
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Dropbox in a networked shared home folder environment

I've got access to a cluster of servers, and my home directory appears on all of them (as it's on a networked drive). I installed the CLI version of Dropbox on one of them, and when I make changes to ...