Questions tagged [nfs]

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 client creates file with incorrect permission on the Linux server

I have a Linux server with a NFS share. User1 and Group1 have rwx permissions to the folder. When I create a file on the Linux host as user1, it has the correct permissions. On the Windows machine, I ...
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How to resolve NFS Mount 'Error 1222' under Windows 10 Pro

I'm running the latest version of 64-bit Windows 10 Pro on my desktop box, which I'll call the Client box. I have another box running the same OS (the Server box) which I use to share six full HDs ...
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How to umount nfs (stale filehandle) on ancient XenServer kernel without reboot?

It's particularly hard to find a solution to this problem, due to the fact that most resources online preach umount -f or umount -l (or umount -fl) approach. In my case, it doesn't work. # uname -a ...
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NFSv4 ACL is not applying despite having matching GIDs on server and client

I have a fileserver with nfs exports on it. On the server, I have a media directory that I ran setfacl -m g:44000:rwx media on. The directory is exported with rw,sync,no_subtree_check. On my client, ...
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Interconnected NFS machines

I managed to install a Network File System on a master (main) instance along with some slave nodes which were later attached to the master instance. I would like to know if there's a way to make them ...
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Finding a folder in a large structure on a mounted NFS share

Imagine you need to find a folder using some pattern, like you do with find. find . -iname "*foo*" However in a situation with a mounted NFS share with large number of items it is very time-...
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How to improve nfs io speed

NFS server IP is 192.168.99.100, and 6 NVMe SSD compose a soft RAID 0 array by mdadm. NFS client's IP is 192.168.99.101 with 768GB memory, and it connect to NFS server by 40G network. The OS of both ...
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NFS is mysteriously blocked over Untangle's VPN

I'm using Untangle (version 15.0) as a gateway server, and I'm VPN'ing through it, from my home computer into my office network. As far as I can tell, the Untangle server is basically out-of-the-box: ...
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How to provide NFS access over an ssh tunnel?

I have two Raspberries Pi on my home LAN - rasrho and rasnu. rasrho has an ssh port forwarded to it by my router, such that I can ssh to it from outside my LAN. rasnu is running an NFS server. My ...
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NFS share shows folder name but no content

I created an NFS share on my Raspberry PI (running raspbian based on debian buster). I am trying to connect to it using VLC (android tv & android 6) but when I connect to it I only see a folder ...
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Why can't I change the permissions of my NFS files with sudo?

I have an NFS share and somewhere along the line I gave 777 permissions to folders containing my media. I am trying to change the permissions of these folders back to 755, but I'm getting an '...
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How to properly mount an NFS share in Linux?

How to properly mount an NFS share in Linux? I have a Synology NAS which I use to share a shared folder on my local area network. I want to mount this folder on my Ubuntu desktop computer using NFS ...
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How to mount NFS volume via curtin preseed

Using MaaS, I need to have instantiated instances automatically add an entry for NFS to /etc/fstab. Auto-mounting is not necessary but OK. I'm using a custom Ubuntu image. In /etc/maas/preseeds/...
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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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File system fallback

I'm using AWS' NFS in one of my EC2 instances. In the rare cases when it becomes unavailable I want to have a fallback. I thought of having two file systems in two different regions and then mounting ...
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Fuse export filesystem as NFS share

Is it possible to export fuse file system as nfs share? OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Using fuse3 latest release. Fuse filesystem: a passthrough fuse file system created on a directory in local ext4 file system. ...
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/etc/nfs.conf equivalent for Debian/Ubuntu

What is the reason for /etc/nfs.conf not in Debian/Ubuntu? There are /etc/default/nfs-kernel-server and /etc/default/nfs-common, but they aren't the same. They're used by /usr/lib/systemd/scripts/nfs-...
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Possible causes of NFS “Access denied by server”?

I used nfs (a month or so ago) to share a folder hosted remotely (WAN) between me and my remote server (Ubuntu server). I followed the instruction found on this website, so I had to setup /etc/exports ...
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Is there way to do NFS audit logging?

I need to monitor what's happening on a storage that is being accessed from Linux workstations via NFS (v3). Ideally something similar to the samba auditing. Is there any option to achieve this?
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Linux encryption middleware for mount

I have an NFS share (or it can be any mounted file system) I do not trust other readers of the NFS server Is there a way to add a middle layer that encrypts on writes and decrypts on reads ...
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Can Windows XP supply media to Kodi?

I have a HTPC with XP (~ see below) and I just installed Kodi on a Raspberry Pi (LibreELEC). A quick try with SMB didn't work, and I thought I recalled that WannaCry caused Microsoft to disable SMB, ...
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Adding Network Location to Windows Server 2012 r2

This issue sounds to be simple, however after spending some hours over the internet with no results, it is not. I need to add NFS to windows server 2012 r2, so it can be used for backups. while ...
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How do I stop VMware / Vagrant from attempting to create NFS shares?

I am trying to use VMware instead of VirtualBox to run my VMs. Host:Windows10, Guest: CentOS7. I am using PuPHPet to create the required vagrant files, but whichever file system I choose, Default, NFS,...
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Diskless Computer with NFS - Shutdown Needed?

I have a computer (a Raspberry Pi, but I believe this is irrelevant for the question) running Linux. That computer runs without a disk, meaning it boots using PXE and gets a root partition hosted on ...
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Ubuntu NFS Server - Access on Windows 10 Computers Off Network

I've been tasked with creating and maintaining a server for my parent's business. I don't have any experience with getting a server up and running, but I do have a fair amount of Linux/programming ...
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Windows 10 NFS mount always read only

I have Linux machine that is hosting my NFS drive that I am mounting on Windows 10 /vmpool/nfs/code/ 10.0.0.224(rw,sync,all_squash,no_subtree_check,insecure,anonuid=501,anongid=20) As you can see ...
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ext4 slow write performance after file system is 90% full

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. My observation for ext4 file system is, once I cross the 90% of data usage the write performance crawls. We have a RAID6 configuration over 12 disks, total 90TB file system. ...
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Is there a way to keep two directories (on two servers) in sync with each other, truly?

I have two servers in AWS that we are using to store a software packages codebase that is accessed by the web application/server. /var/www/vhosts/application-dua/content/ This same folder structure ...
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Efficiently Fixing Ownership, Group Membership, and Mode Problems on an Extremely Large NFS Share

I am fixing ownership, group membership, and mode problems in an entire directory tree (except for two particular subdirectories) accessible to me only via NFS. This directory tree contains tens of TB ...
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nfs: auto mount a device which could be still unavailable

My raspberry has this fstab line: nas:/data/Documents /media/nas.nfs/Documents nfs4 async,user,auto 0 2 I switch on the raspberrypi and the nas device together, but the nas device has a very slow ...
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Ubuntu: Unable to mount NFS share

I have an NFS share and an iSCSI target on my NAS. I'm trying to mount either of them on my Ubuntu 18.04 VM. I'm using Hyper-V for the hypervisor. I can connect to both the NFS and iSCSI on the ...
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Mirror remote directory locally and update remote on local change

I currently have my source code on machine A, and I want to be able to access that source code from machine B and machine C The idea being, I use one central point to store the source code, then I ...
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NFS Server granting/removing share permissions to a host error

While trying to add a host to NFS share permissions I'm receiving a very generic error with not much to go on. Cannot set NFS permissions Failed to perform the requested operation. The NFS server is ...
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NFS rootfs over Wifi with fallback

I have a small Linux board: with very limited data storage, with only wlan0 interface (no eth0) I have managed to build a small rootfs which initializes the wlan0 interface (via wpa_supplicant) and ...
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changing sunit and swidth in XFS without data loss

we have a medium sized scientific cluster with 32 compute nodes. The head node serves a 54TB storage that is RAID-6. It is consisted of 22 3TB HDDs (2 Parity units) and stripe size of 256K. The NFS is ...
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NFS bites (some) containers in CoreOS Docker

I've got an issue with NFS stale file handles in some containers. Setup: NAS, provides SMB and NFS shares 2 PCs with Windows 10, running VirtualBox with several CoreOS VMs with a number of ...
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Slow fsync on Proxmox over NFS

I have three machines that all have the same hardware configuration. They all serve as nodes in a Proxmox cluster. Two of them have been running VMs over NFS for months with no issues. pveperf on ...
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Linux NFS mount after successful connection to network

I have a small embedded (mips) device which runs a very lightweight Linux. It is capable of mounting NFS shares (manually by mount command). However I want to mount it automatically, so I have ...
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Linux mount NFS share

I want to run Linux on an embedded device (mips) which has some very hard restrictions: only 16MB storage no wired ethernet (only wifi) Good news: I have a working bootloader (u-boot) I also have a ...
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How to remove unused kernel modules?

I have a small Debian 10 (buster) booting directly into RAM for some diskless nodes. I would like to remove all kernel modules which are not necessary. Everything but the nfs client does works without ...
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Make a full backup with bb

I used Butterfly Backup to make incremental backups of an NFS share, with a weekly retention. The command used is the following: bb backup --computer srvfs1_1020 --destination /dev/nfs/bck --custom-...
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Which versions of Windows have NFS clients?

Which versions of Windows currently support mounting of Network File System (NFS) shares without the installation of 3rd party software? I know that Windows 10 Enterprise editions have always had an ...
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Mac NFS connection to Open-E NAS

I am part of a team of video editors, and our shared storage system has been down for more than a week. Over the course of two days of on-site service, the vendor that installed the system seems to ...
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Can't open perl script on mounted drive in WSL Ubuntu 18.04

So I have an NFS remote directory that I need to access and run a perl script off of. Since WSL does not support NFS currently, I first mounted it within my Windows 10 host and assigned it a drive ...
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NFS Mount from Debian <-> OS X, Takes a long time to save changes

I have a debian machine that I am hosting NFS mounts from, I have one of those NFS mounts mounted on my OS X machine. When I save a file on my OS X machine, it takes up to 10 seconds for the changes ...
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CIFS shares sometimes gives “error: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key ” and the access to CIFS share gones for a period of time

CIFS shares gets inaccessible for a period of time. It gives the following output :- error: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key What can be the reason for this?
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Install Virtual Box on a Linux machine which is NFS accessible

I newbie to Virtual Box and I want the configuration as such that it is NFS accessible on a Linux machine. Any pointers on it will be helpful.
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booting redhat diskless without NFS

I'm trying to boot redhat on a diskless client. I haven't done this in a while, but years ago, we would boot diskless by using TFTP to download a rootfs disk image and then mount it into a ramfs. ...
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NFS mount failed after migrating Linux NFS server: “RPC: Rpcbind failure - RPC: Unable to receive”

NFS client: Solaris 8 NFS server: RHEL 7.3 - a virtual machine originally hosted on HyperView, recently migrated to VMWare. NFS used to work well in the previous configuration. With the virtual ...
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terminal hangs while trying to automount nfs drive via cd /net/file.server.name.domain-name

I cannot mount an NFS drive on a Ubuntu linux box. I can mount the very same drive on other machines. I cannot figure out what is going on. Does anyone have an idea what can I try? I am trying to ...

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