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Why does autofs not mount my nfs share to correct path on my client?

Struggling with my autofs configuration in connection with my ldap and nfs. When trying to log in as 'testuser1' the home folder is not present and therefore not mounting. su - testuser1 Complains ...
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Same mountpoint for several external drives

I'd like to have 2 eSATA drives, which can be hot swapped, mounted at the same mountpoint. Only one of them will every be mounted at a time. Since they may not be attached when the computer boots, ...
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Not able to write in NFS share with same user and group

I have a local server with shares for the local computers to backup stuff on. The server has a backupuser(1002:1002). The client has the user alex(1000:1000) who is also in the backupuser(1002) group ...
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autofs mounts in parent directory

For many years I have a problem with autofs, now. I thought there was a bug in the autofs version in my repository. Unfortunately, even after several system as well as distribution upgrades covering ...
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Mounting a Samba/CIFS Share on Linux “Correctly”

The problem is that I can't get files on the CIFS share to show correct permissions on the Linux client without forcing vers=1.0 in the mount options. The server is a FreeNAS system running Samba 4.7....
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User causes automount to occur but gets 'permssion denied' for the directory/files

I've been fighting this for days and I'm lucky the windows don't open too wide ;-). I'm putting together a new infra and am trying to get NFS automounts running on Ubuntu working with with FreeIPA, ...
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How to force autofs cifs (samba) to use smb version >= 2.0

I'm using autofs mounting of a samba share from a Windows 10 (Creators edition). Microsoft patched its OS to no longer accept smb version 1.0 sometimes in 2017. SomeFolder -fstype=cifs,rw,username=...
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autofs cifs mount(s) hang / become momentarily unreachable

I use autofs on my Fedora 25 desktop in order to access some cifs mounts on my work network. /etc/auto.master: /home/user/work/mountpoint /etc/auto.custom --timeout=43200 --ghost /etc/auto.custom: ...
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How to Identify automount mount path

I need to know all the mount points monitored by autofs/automount. I came across "automount -m" to dumpmaps and "/etc/init.d/autofs status" in the older versions. But these commands doesn't work ...
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autofsldap mounts /home, but not /share

I am pulling my hair out trying to make a client PC mount a /share folder automatically via autofsldap. Interestingly, mounting the /home directories works perfectly. The syslog contains no attempts ...
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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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Automount using AutoFS and AFP permission issue

I have a FreeNAS server of which I'd like to mount volumes on my Mac. I'm using afp and mounting via Autofs following this tutorial. The folder / mountpoints on which I mount the drives are located ...
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Autofs 770 mount point permission

In /etc/auto.sshfs I write this: -fstype=fuse,uid=worker,gid=workers,rw,allow_other [etc other options] Then it correctly sets the mount point permissions to worker:workers when it mounts ...
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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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autofs NFS mount directory hung

I have a problem when executing "df -h" command it hungs, I know since there is a unreachable/not responding NFS path this is causing the hung. All my scripts dependent of df -h is also piling up ...
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Swap [autofs] configuration files according network

I would like to setup a laptop on Linux to use two different autofs config according to the network it is plugged. I have the two working autofs files (see below) and I would like to swap ...
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trouble using autofs with ntfs-3g

I try to mount a ntfs disk with a autofs rule. here is the slave file: # cat /etc/autofs/auto.windows # automount second disk which contains windows data /windows -fstype=ntfs-3g,uid=n0t,gid=...
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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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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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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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mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking

I am trying to mount a disk from a remote computer but I get this error: root@sidibalkan:~# mount -t nfs rat:/develop /mnt mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking. ...
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How can I make autofs mount an NFS volume served from localhost?

I have a pair of web servers running GlusterFS 3.3.0 providing a single replicated volume. Clients connect via NFS, and the web servers are also clients. Gluster gets very unhappy if the files it ...
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Running sshfs as user via autofs

My situation: There are several servers on my LAN which I do not administer I access them using SSH for sshfs, shells, and remote X11 apps I have set ControlMaster auto in my ~/.ssh/config file so I ...
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Why autofs can't mount my usbstick?

I've installed autofs package, and I know /etc/auto.master and /etc/auto.misc . I set only one monitored path in /etc/auto.master: /root/media /etc/auto.misc Then I set usb sub-directory setting in /...
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autofs fails to mount a remote drive using sshfs - fuse

I am currently developping an application for the purpose of which I need to retrieve some files from a remote location, that I can only access through ssh. Since I need to automount that repo, I ...
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How do I configure fuse-hdfs with autofs?

I am trying to setup autofs so it will automatically mount hdfs. From /etc/fstab if I have: /fs1/fuse_dfs.wrapper.sh#dfs://namenode:9000 /hdfs fuse this works. Now I am trying to setup /etc/auto....
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Why auto mounting sshfs using autofs fails?

I'm desperetely trying to auto mount my distant folder using autofs & sshfs, but I can't make it work. (I'm under Fedora 16) This works : sshfs cx42net@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/my/data /home/cx42net/...
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OS X Server - setting up a share for network home directories + fast user switching

I'm nearly finished setting up my Open Directory master to allow users to be managed centrally and logged in on any of the client machines at home. I found discussion suggesting that using an AFP ...
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OS X: How to avoid having to re-connect to network share after NAS was turned off?

I use Mac OS 10.6 to connect to a NAS drive using the afp protocol (Finder -> Go -> Connect To Server). I have set up the NAS to automatically power off during the day, and power on in the evening. ...
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failed to mount cifs via autofs

I try to tune mounting and give next error in /var/log/messages: Nov 10 10:37:00 cvv automount[3038]: attempting to mount entry /mnt/cifs/acad Nov 10 10:37:01 cvv automount[3333]: >> Usage: ...
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Autofs hang processas

I use CentOS 5.5 with Xen. I created RedHat 5.3 DomU and exported some directories through nfs. In clien side (Dom0) I configured autofs for automatically mounting server's directories. Server side (...
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Ubuntu Automount by Label?

Ubuntu Server 9.10 I know that using the mount command, you can use -L to mount by label like so: mount -L thelabel /media/themount Is there any similar way to setup Automount / Autofs to mount by ...