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Centos 7 autofs mount doesn't work right after reboot

I've setup autofs on Centos 7. However, it seems like after reboot, it took some time to mount /home/ directory, even when I 'cd' into it. It only succeeds after 3 tries: [root@localhost ~] cd ...
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How to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume with Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm attempting to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume via Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. I've set this up successfully between two Macs but I'm having a problem Ubuntu to Mac. I've setup the shared volume ...
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Static NFS mounts vs autofs direct map mounts

We are in the process of re-designing our NFS service and are at a point where we can choose either to mount our NFS shares statically from /etc/fstab at boot or as autofs direct maps. In our new ...
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Correct use of autofs “hosts” map option?

Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I have an NFS server set up to export some directories. The client machine (also Ubuntu 14.04) is using autofs with the following in /etc/auto.master: /net -hosts suid ...
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CIFS samba autofs with spaces

I think that I'm having issues with autofs mounting a Windows share because it contains a space. As a matter of education, I don't want to remove the space. I want to get this working. I can mount ...
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AutoFS mount multiple CIFS Shares to same directory

As long as I had only one mount everything was fine. file: /etc/auto.master /mnt /etc/auto.srv1_share1 file: /etc/auto.srv1_share1 sh1 -fstype=cifs,rw,user=jdoe,domain=srv1,noexec,password=xxx ...
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Wrong ldap user and group IDs on nfs

we have users authentication driven by ldap and home directories shared on nfs server mounted by autofs. We recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on three new machines and added them to our infrastructure ...
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Oracle Database with autofs

We run our oracle databases (11 & 12) on NFS on Redhat 6. We do not use ASM. Is it acceptable to use autofs for all of the various oracle files? Thanks, Al
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Auto mount usb keys on a static point?

I want to create a script to backup data for casuals. They have to insert a usb key and just have to click on a script to backup data on it. Unfortunately, in Centos 6.6 auto mount change the mount ...
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How to mount a smb drive with different credentials (user name and password) on Linux?

Ok, I have here a laptop on which runs Linux (CentOS 7). The laptop will be used from different user's (which have all different login's on the laptop). We have in our network a Samba server. All ...
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Autofs and Samba not mounting on RHEL 7

I have a samba share entitles "scrolls" set up. Listing the samba share works just fine: [root@rhel7-client ~]# smbclient -L 192.168.1.2 Enter root's password: Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] ...
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RHEL6 autofs maps with subdirectories and LDAP

All the documentation I see shows, even for file based, mounts that will show up on the client computer like /test/mymount and you can have as many /test/mymount2 /test/mymountN as you want. What I ...
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/etc/auto.master vs /usr/lib/systemd/system/*.automount in centos7

What's the difference/dependency between autofs and systemd automount and declarations in /etc/auto.master versus /usr/lib/systemd/system/*.automount in CentOS 7 ? Do they do exactly the same? If ...
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autofs and NFS failover - can autofs remount?

I have this scenario: 2 NFS servers with /usr/share/man as exports (just as example, it can be anything), let say server A and server B (not replicas, just 2 independent servers on the same subnet ...
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Automounting home directories using LDAP in ArchLinux

I have managed to set up an OpenLDAP server that runs ArchLinux. I can now log in from the client (also ArchLinux) using the LDAP users. Now i want to mount the home directories over the network... I ...
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Why do some host volumes in Docker containers give the error “too many levels of symbolic links”?

I'm running docker with a host directory mounted: $ docker run -v /usr/groups/thing -ti imagename /bin/bash Files in /usr/groups/thing/foo are accessible: # ls /usr/groups/thing/foo a b c But ...
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LDAP authentication, pam_mkhomedir and NFS automounted homes

We currently have a setup (running on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS) with mixed LDAP/NIS authentication and automounted home directories from several servers (with the auto.home map distributed over NIS). ...
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NFS permissions on a directory

I feel stupid not knowing this, but alas, I need to ask. I have a few directories being automounted via NFS on my CentOS boxes. Source is a Dell NAS or Openfiler (which we are working on migrating ...
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Autofs redundant failover to local mountpoint

We are using autofs to mount an NFS partition from a local server. We have a redundant server and we are failing over to this using the method mentioned in that autofs(5) man page. This is all ...
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Nodes crash with kernel panic due to some bugs in autofs4 module

Recently, my computing nodes started to crash very often. In a pool of ~100 nodes running Ubuntu 12.04 for scientific computing, a machine dies every hour with the following kernel panic message: ...
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Autofs mount problems

I need a suggestion how to configure autofs to mount a windows share automatically to CentOS. I can successfully mount the share, but I can't seem to enter parameters into auto.master corectly. ...
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How to prevent autofs from stalling system when nfs share is not available

This problem has been there in OpenSuSE 10.1-12.3 and (K)Ubuntu 10.04-14.04 and I'd like to get rid of it now: We have a common software directory on an NFS share. Client-side autofs setup # ...
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LDAP + NFS + automount home directories permissions issue

When an LDAP user logs into the system they have incorrect permissions to their home directory. LDAP and NFS services exist on the same server. The directory shows the correct ownership / ...
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Keeping user's filesystem persistent across AWS EC2 spot instances

I noticed that, after a new Amazon AWS EC2 spot instance is auto-launched (I have that option turned on), the state of filesystem is not current (represent the last state before previous spot instance ...
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What is the correct escaping for autofs mount credentials files?

I have configured autofs on CentOS using /etc/auto.mymount. Something like this: mymount -fstype=cifs,rw,noperm,credentials=/etc/auto.creds.svc_account ://winserver.domain.local/SharedFolder This ...
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Does an NFS export with sec=krb5 *require* that the parent directory also be exported with sec=krb5?

I copied somebody's NFS server/client setup verbatim and am having trouble making sense of what's going on with it. This is the /etc/exports: /export ...
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How to set permissions for a CIFS mount with autofs?

I've set up a CIFS mount on my CentOS 6.4 server with autofs : File /etc/auto.mnt : Photos ...
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nfs autofs automount of exported filesystems is empty on nfs server

I am having issues with empty nfs automounts on the nfs server itself. I'm running RHEL5.7 64bit exporting 4 directories as follows: /export/site/server13 *(fsid=0,rw,sync,crossmnt) ...
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automount works but autofs wont mount

I know this subject has been discussed so many times that I'm almost ashamed I haven't found the solution to my issue yet. Clearly there is something I quite don't understand and would really ...
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AutoFS wildcard subdirectory

I am trying to automount /home/users/<username>/secure for all users using AutoFS. Naturally I would put down this line as a direct map: /home/users/*/secure -fstype=nfs4,rw,sec=krb5p ...
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Should I use mount or autofs?

I have NFS shares on a file server that I would like to mount on a web server. For example, a music streamer web application (subsonic) would be hosted on the web server and stream music files ...
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How to programmatically umount filesystems mounted by autofs?

I have some RHEL systems where I need to disable autofs. What I typically do is run a script on each of these hosts that executes something like this: # /etc/init.d/autofs stop ... # /sbin/chkconfig ...
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Autofs + NFS + LDAP sudo problems

I have a setup very similar to Dan Bishop's Ubuntu 12.04 Ultimate Server Guide. I actually created a series of ansible scripts to automate this process on my github. So I have ldap+kerberos set up ...
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Automount directories only on certain clients via NIS and NFS

Is it possible to serve certain files via NIS only to a group of clients and not to all of them? It's probably a very easy task but I'm searching for a while now and don't seem to find an answer. I'm ...
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Mount CIFS share with autofs

I have a system running RHEL 5.5, and I am trying to mount a Windows share on a server using autofs. (Due to the network not being ready upon startup, I do not want to utilize fstab.) I am able to ...
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Why files disappear when using autofs

I have a disk mount as /local in the centos 5.3. Under /local/foldera/folderb/ I have lots of folders like: drwxrwxrwx root root 4096 DEC 10 10:40 Platformxx Then I've build another server and on ...
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What are the most common reasons for NFS auto mounts to fail?

Of course I need to solve a particular problem, but I'm hoping some more general answers on "how to troubleshoot automounting nfs" come up that will help more people with similar symptoms. We've got ...
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Samba server: Script before allowing opening a share

I have a small home server running Ubuntu 12.04 with an external hard drive attached to it. The external hard drive is mounted with autofs. Autofs basically unmounts a hard drive if it isn't used for ...
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Autofs BROWSE Mode in CentOS\RHEL

I have multiple server mounting their $HOME from a file server. On the clients I have set in /etc/sysconfig/autofs BROWSE_MODE="no" The client also mount directories from other files servers to ...
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autofs mounts entire direct map

I've got a auto.master with an indirect map and a direct map. /home /etc/auto.home --timeout 60 /- /etc/auto.foo --timeout 60 auto.home: jwells -rw,noquota,intr server:/vol/home/jwells ... ...
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How to mount Windows share on boot using mount.cifs and autofs/automount?

I'm having some trouble mounting a network share using autofs. I have added the following line to /etc/auto.master: /mnt/mountpoint /etc/auto.servername I then created the file ...
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Open directory, external NFS file shares and automounter

This may be a big one. I've set up Open Directory on Mac OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) with users to allow everyone on the network to logon to any client with these centrally stored users. Before this ...
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NFS automounter - files/dirs masked in mountpoints' parent directory

I have an NFS problem on a Redhat Ent Linux 5 host, in that I want to mount some NFS shares on /opt/backup and /opt/stage. There are also some other dirs and files in /opt e.g. /opt/myapp, ...
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Unable to access files through autofs on first attempt, only afterwards

I'm having a rather strange issue with autofs in CentOS 5.1. Essentially I'm trying to access a file using automount, but the first time I try to access the file it isn't found. It's only on ...
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AutoFS with NIS and cannot mount share owned by root

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, and am trying to use NIS with AutoFS to mount the NFS shares I have access to for projects. I can mount my networked home directory, which is used for the remote terminals, ...
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Using autofs to mount under each users' home directory

I have a CentOS 6.2 box up and running and have configured autofs to automount Windows shares under a /mydomain folder, using various howtos on the internet. Specifically, I have three files: ...
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How to configure autofs5 timeout on per-filesystem basis?

Because of a show-stopping bug in Debian autofs 4, I just upgraded to autofs5. It is not honoring the timeout option in my auto.master file: /var/autofs/removable /etc/auto.removable --timeout=2 I ...
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Fuse, how to set the user that owns the directory?

I'm having some permissions issues on a Fuse mounted directory and I'm a bit confused about how to set the owner. I have a media directory on a server that apache uses to create and serve some user ...
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How to set up sshfs to use www-data

I have 2 Debian systems, prod1 and prod2, with their respective users, prod1 and prod2 as well. I want to setup an sshfs with autofs to have a directory on prod1 in the /home/prod1/ that the user ...
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using chained automount to mount home directory

I have set up two directories mounted with automount (via LDAP): in the /home directory automount is configured to mount * -fstype=bind :/network/srv/home/& in the /network directory one ...