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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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Backing up remote cloud storage to a local harddrive

Hope it's the right place to ask this question. So, I have a cloud hosted ESXi server with 10TB HDD, and I want to use is as SHARE for my office (so employers can access it from home). But I also want ...
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NFS mount shows with df -h but directory is not there

I am trying to sort out autofs issues by manually mounting from an Odroid HC1 server running OpenMediaVault 5 to an Odroid XU4, both running Ubuntu. When I do: sudo mount -t nfs HC1:/export/work /...
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Fedora unable to mount nfs due to firewalld

I am trying to create a nfs to share between my host and guest VM (run with qemu-kvm). I followed this guide ad this is the situation: host: cat /etc/exports /mnt/nfsshare 192.168.122.76/24(rw,sync,...
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Re-Share a cifs mounted directory as NFS

I'm trying to "re-share" a cifs mounted directory via nfs. I need to do this since I need to mount this directory in Kubernetes (RKE Rancher) and Rancher does not support Cifs-Volume (as far ...
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Linux mount within a mount sees empty folder

I have a s3fs mount on machine A at /sftp/bucket. On machine B I am doing a simple nfs mount to machine A:/sftp at /mnt/ftp. When I navigate to /mnt/ftp/sftp on machine B I can see the 'bucket' folder ...
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Linux NFS Share and file permissions in Windows

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi OS (ex Raspbian). I wanted to share my home folder (/home/pi) with NFS. I'd like to access it also from my Windows 10 PC, reading and writing files as I was the ...
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Configure NFS server for systems in a Network

I have installed nfs server using yum -y install nfs-utils. But I want to configure the NFS server service to export the /backups directory as read-write to all systems in the 192.168.26.0 network. ...
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How do I reduce the FS-CACHE cache partition safely?

I have an NFS mount cached using FS-CACHE and I want to reduce the size of the cache partition. I don't mind resetting the cache, so is it fine if I reformat/clear the partition before resizing it? Or ...
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NFS mount based on user

I have a linux station (ubuntu 20.04) and I have a mountpoint /share (that is currently mounted as CIFS but I could also use NFS if needed). I’d like that two different users with local accounts, ...
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How to set up NFS server on Ubuntu 20.04.2?

On [master]: NFS server Install > sudo apt-get install nfs-server > sudo apt-get update > sudo mkdir /mirror > sudo gedit /etc/exports > /mirror *(rw,sync) // write this line inside ...
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Compile a list of files accessed on an NFS mount

The NFS mount in question is basically a set of build tools and libraries. I would like to copy them over to the local file system for faster builds. Copying the whole NFS share is a challenge: Is ...
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Is there a way to create a multipart archive in multiple sessions?

I have a remote machine, where the space is very limited (~15GB free) I have an NFS share mounted on this VM, the size of the share is ~600GBs. The NFS share has lightning-fast access from this ...
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pam_mount: Test server availability?

I have a pam_mount configuration to mount the various user directories (Pictures, Music, Documents, ...) via NFS from my home fileserver. This works quite well for all the stationary systems. However, ...
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NFS server active (exited)

Why my NFS server is stuck in active(exited)? This is the status: $ sudo systemctl status nfs-server.service ● nfs-server.service - NFS server and services Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/...
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Junk files getting created when copying files to USB mounted NFS path

This is not a programming question ,incase if somebody suddenly jumps to a conclusion and closes this question, which I am struggling to understand and have no clue why it is happening. What I am ...
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How does NFS client know changes made on server by other client?

Is there any way NFS client machine to know about changes made on remote file system by another client? How can it know - "Which new files are created, deleted or modified"? NFS share is ...
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Alpine Linux 3.12.0 -> NFSMount failing due to rpc.statd not starting

I have searched quite a bit and have found similar issues but none with fixes that are seeming to work for me. I'm running an Alpine LXC on Proxmox. It is a privileged containers and NFS Mounts are ...
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Does NFS supports multilevel mounts?

Consider a scenario where I have 3 PC's running on ubuntu 16.04. PC1: 10.42.0.228 sharing /home/user1 on NFS. Exports file looks like: /home/user1 *(rw,async,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check) PC2: ...
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FreeNAS/TrueNAS NFS v4 mount timeout from client

Have a Free/TrueNAS appliance happily serving up SMB/AFP, but not so happy with NFS =( TrueNAS setup: [X] Enable NFSv4 [ ] NFSv3 ownership model for NFSv4 [ ] Require Kerberos for NFSv4 [ ] Server ...
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High-available NFS service built with two shared-nothing storage nodes?

I have two servers with 6 identical 4TB disks each. Now I'd like to setup a high-available NFS service using them. The setup I'd have in mind: Both servers have a mdadm RAID6 with LVM on top => ...
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Why does SQLite work on CephFS but not NFS

They're both network based filesystem protocols. So why can I mount SQLite databases on CephFS, but not using NFS? I've had no issues with SQLite on CephFS, but when I mount stuff that uses SQLite on ...
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NFS ganesha + glusterfs only allows directory creating

I have sort of a weird issue with NFS ganesha and GlusterFS, where I am only able to create directories (mkdir foo), but trying to create files (echo bar | tee baz) failes with with `touch: cannot ...
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rsync extremely slow with exported/mounted folder, much faster with ssh

I have an NAS device set up as a backup for all my home systems, and currently it is set up to use ssh with code adapted from here. A shorted version of my code is: NAS=192.168.1.143 ...
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Windows 2016 NFS Server - Mapping group ID

I've done the setup an Windows 2016 with NFS services. My Windows NFS server will be mounted by a Linux Redhat, and the user identity exist on Linux and also on my windows server, both are local user. ...
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does a (unix domain) socket in an nfs-exported fs “magically” work across hosts?

This question applies to the nfsv4 implementation that ships with debian. If two hosts have the nfs share mounted, and a socket exists in the fs, can processes on the two hosts talk to each other ...
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How do you set read-only in NFS without root privilege on Linux?

This seems like a relatively straightforward question, but I couldn't really find an answer to this on knowledge bases. Problem I want to protect some files so they cannot be edited, deleted by other ...
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NFS file open waits 5 seconds on the client

Whenever I'd like to open an already existing file over NFS (e.g. cat [filename], there is a 5 second delay for the openat call to succeed, based on strace. Meanwhile, over Wireshark, it looks like ...
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mount: permission denied in LXD container with /bin/mount hugetlbfs /dev/hugepages -t hugetlbfs -v

On Ubuntu 18.04 I can install LXD apt install lxc1 lxd lxd-client, create a container lxc launch images:centos/7 mycontainer and enter it using lxc exec mycontainer bash. In the container I noticed ...
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I cannot mount nfs

I have a development board with my own Linux distribution created using Yocto Project and a laptop with Ubuntu. I would like the development board to be a server and the laptop to be a client. On the ...
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ACL(permission) in NFS

I am trying to create a shared folder using NFS. If a user creates a file in that folder, I want to allow all people with the same group privileges to edit it. However, when the file is created ...
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Looking for alternative to quota for limit of users disk usage on NFS

Our fileserver dosnt support quota. I am looking for an application which can run on the client side and help us to limit (or at least fast report) the usage on the filesystem. du(1) is very slow; ...
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Cannot mount nfs at boot but works manually “Network is unreachable” w/ systemd

Debian 10 box will not mount NFS share from /etc/fstab however executing mount -a mounts said share. I noticed a longer boot time. # systemctl status home-user-weather-images.mount ● home-user-weather-...
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How to set default owner/group/permissions for new files created in windows explorer on synology?

I'm thoroughly confused. I have a headless Ubuntu 18.04 server that I use primarily for media purposes I have a synology NAS for storing the media files I generally do my work from a Windows 10 ...
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NFS writes are not sent to the server before finishing on the client

I have a raspberry pi running an NFS server to which I connect on my Manjaro PC with the only mount option being the version, set to 4.1. The export's options are (rw,sync,no_subtree_check,insecure). ...
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Using Amazon EFS as a shared home directory on Linux servers

I have a use case to implement a shared /home across several Amazon EC2 machines. The idea is to put these instances behind a load balancer and let the user login (SSH) using the load balancer. Since ...
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Kerberos: Cannot contact any KDC for realm while initializing kadmin interface

This is making me pull my hair out. I run a fileserver on my home network. I've been using SSHFS, but it's just unacceptably unstable. Dropped connections, horrible performance, ungraceful automount ...
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How to export an NFS mounted drive to nfsd in Linux (i.e. NFS proxy server)?

Suppose there is a server 1.1.1.1 that runs NFS server version 4.0 or above, and I need to access some files on the server from a computer 2.2.2.2 that runs NFS client version 3.0 or below. So what I ...
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Do networking storage protocols like NFS and SMB have protection of data against corruption during wire transmition?

According to what I read briefly about NFS today - it has no such protection. I mean something like CRC for blocks,packets and so on. And I wonder - what is the possibility of data corruption when NFS ...
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How to set different UID and GID for each NFS folder in Windows 10

I have two NFS servers running Ubuntu (server0, server1). My client is on Windows 10. The Unix accounts for this client on each servers have different UID and GID, it is something like 1002,1002 on ...
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NFS Portmap Program

When my client machine (RHEL 7.4) attempts to mount an NFS path, it gets ERR_ACCESS(13) from the server. fstab 192.168.120.10:/backup/archive /backup nfs defaults,nfsvers=3 0 0 error mount.nfs: ...
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How to find UID and GID for Windows Server NFS shares?

I am currently setting up a windows server to host a NFS share which other windows and linux machines will access, and have set it up to use anonymous unmapped user authentication. However, unlike ...
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GDB, debug program, during startup program terminated with signal SIGINT, no stack

This might be due to some NFS error, or hardware issue, or so. I had a similar problem in the past a couple of times. My python3 binary is installed via Linuxbrew, and normally runs fine. The binary ...
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nfs server on linux with windows 10 client

I have a nfs server on a raspberry pi 3 b+, that share an ext4 directory. The nfs client is a windows 10 computer. I have a problem with filename characters encoding on client side. All accent ...
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Why is sar command rxkb/s different than iotop command's total disk write kb/s?

I'm using fio to write to a nfs mount point to test the bandwidth of my nfs server (async mount). I'm getting inconsistent results for trying to find the maximum IOPS that my nfs server can handle ...
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The best practice to automount NFS share to home directory in ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Need help in auto mounting NFS share to ubuntu 18.04 /home directory, the machine is joined to AD domain. Please share your advise on best advise. i am new to linux
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unkown characters on nfs shared directory

I have a raspberry pi that is used as an nfs server, and a windows computer that mount this shared directory. Unforunately, files names inside shared directory on client side have unknown characters. ...
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Shutdown of RHEL 6.9 / 7.7 NFS Client Hangs when NFS Server has Become Unavailable

I am running a mix of RHEL 6.9 and 7.7 hosts. These hosts are all NFS clients. I am having a shutdown problem related to unmounting of NFS shares that were set up in /etc/fstab (i.e. not automounted). ...
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How is the cmdlet Set-NfsClientConfiguration installed?

How does one figure out which windows feature/package provides a given PowerShell cmdlet? An analogue to yum whatprovides and apt-file find on RedHat and Debian based systems. The cmdlet I ...
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NFS server: some clients can't connect anymore nfsd: peername failed (err 107)

I have setup an nfs server using the ubuntu nfs-kernel-server and configured a couple of accepted IPs. The clients had been able to connect and it worked until Friday 12th June. One of the client, ...
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Give space to a tiny computer (tmpfs with swap over nfs)

I have a tiny computer with not so much RAM (1-2GiB) and very little disk space in which I installed Gentoo. I also have space on a shared NFS. In order to be able to compile any package, even the ...

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