Mounting is the concept of attaching a file system to a computer for access.

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Is it possible to change ownership of root directory for NFS mountpoint? [duplicate]

I have an NFS share and OpenSSH server. What I'm trying to achieve is to jail SSH users in the mountpoint for the share. The problem is that OpenSSH server requires all directories within a path of ...
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Incorrectly mounted partition [on hold]

I'm having a few mishaps with a friend's VPS from OVH hosting and Ubuntu Server 14.04. Basically the guys decided to reboot it into a so-called rescue mode which loads some Debian and mounts the old ...
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zfs mountpoint not using the dataset

I am currently building a media server based on Linux Mint. The OS is installed on a small SSD and the intention is to store the media files on two HDDs (2TB + 4TB). To this end I have created a zfs ...
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How to set up LVM in this situation?

http://prntscr.com/bhyu4k I have a set up that looks like this, and I need to have sda3 and sdb under /home folder, all as one. I dont care about the contents of the current /home directory, ...
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How to combine an sdb disk with /home directory on sdb1?

I have two physical hard drives and the set up looks like this: http://prntscr.com/bhyu4k I need to partition the sdb1 (fdisk), create ext4 filesystem based on the type that is used on sda (mkfs ...
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Error mounting ebs in amazon ec2

I have accidently changed permissions for my /etc/sudoers and /etc folders and thereby I am unable to access anything through sudo. After that I detached my ebs volume from the instance and attached ...
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VM Inaccessible

So I had to remotely shut down my servers last night as the air conditioner crapped out on us. I shut down the VMs and then the hosts. Fired up the 2 hosts today which auto start the VMs. Datastores ...
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Troubleshoot NFS mount not working after reboot

I created a mountpoint and an entry in the fstab nas:/server1 /nas/server1 nfs rw,_netdev 0 0 This should try to mount the nfs during startup; but it might fail. That is ...
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Failing to mount SCSI from HP Modular Smart Array (MSA20)

I have acquired a HP dl360 g4p with a MSA20 Modular Smart Array. Currently I have Arch Linux installed on it since I had some issues with the graphics. But that is not why I am asking a question. ...
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mount a kvm qcow2 file

so i have a kvm image that i'm trying to mount: [0c79dafb-abb7-4714-9a0a-4e16f0b305e7]# tree . ├── console.log ├── disk ├── disk.info └── libvirt.xml [0c79dafb-abb7-4714-9a0a-4e16f0b305e7]# qemu-img ...
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Permission issue in Riofs and Fuse with non root users

I am using fuse with riofs to mount local directory to s3 bucket. Below is the command I am running on the server. sudo /usr/local/bin/riofs -v -c /root/.config/riofs/riofs.conf.xml -l /var/log/...
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Mounting a device filesystem readonly with a shadowfile

Is it possible on Mac OS X to mount a /dev disk device readonly with a shadowfile, so the filesystem still operates readwrite? I know how to do it for a disk image file, with hdiutil, but the same ...
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Mount block device on boot using systemd in coreos

I am mounting /dev/vdb1 to /media/esdata using the following systemd unit: The unit is located at /etc/systemd/system/media-esdata.mount: [Unit] Description=Mount cinder volume Before=docker.service ...
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How to prevent Linux quota from counting bind-mounts twice

If you are on a Linux machine and have a file system with activated user-quota, you can check via the following commands that quotacheck counts files multiple times if they can be reached via bind-...
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error on ec2 volume mount

Am getting the following error while trying to mount a ec2 volume [ec2-user@ip-172-XX-XX-XX-XX ~]$ sudo mount /dev/xvdf /mnt mount: /dev/xvdf is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: unknown ...
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Am I wasting half my disk space by not mounting a volume?

I inherited a Debian server from the previous sysadmin who left, without much documentation. I'm not a sysadmin, but I guess for now I'll have to be, and I'm trying to understand what disks and ...
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Unable to do a PXE boot, “no filesystem could mount root” error

I'm trying to do a PXE boot with an image I created, but after loading the image and the kernel, I get the following error message: The main error message is this: No filesystem could mount root, ...
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NFS mount internal error

I have a server that I use for NFS share. 4 servers use it without a problem. I configured a new server and that can't mount. I get this error mount.nfs: internal error In the logfile of the ...
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mount logical volume fails

I have a shared storage I made on a fresh OS installation (CentOS 6.7), now I'm getting the following error when I try to mount the volume. List of logical volumes. lvdisplay gives the following this ...
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autofs mounting without passwords

I have an existing autofs Centos-Centos mount. I forgot how I set those up without having to require a password. # /etc/auto.folder folder -fstype=nfs,rw 10.10.10.1:/folder Now, I'm trying to setup ...
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Can I Mount an ISO Image Served over FTP / HTTP During the Kickstart %post Process of a RHEL 7 / CentOS 7?

I'm attempting to customize a RHEL 7 / CentOS 7 kickstart (ks.cfg) file, which is loaded via PXE booting to mount an ISO file that is accessible via FTP / HTTP. I understand Busybox tools are ...
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Mounting an SSD

I have recently got a 'dedicated GAME server' from OVH and I've been promised 2x480GB SOFT SSDs. However, df -h shows this output: root@dedi:/home/shavit# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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How can I allow all users to run mount as root?

How can I allow all users to run mount as root? I know there's a lot of solutions out there recommending the following edit, but it's not working for me. I've edited /etc/sudoers to include: ALL ...
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CentOS: How to group two partitions to one document root?

i have 2 partitions in my cloud server. And i want to group two of these become one as Apache document root. Because i have some websites and data is around 80GB. Does it possible? /dev/vda1 ...
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ext4 mount flags for 10+ mill files storage

I've initialised one large primary partition with the -T small flag to mke2fs, small on the system is configured as follows: small = { blocksize = 1024 inode_size = 128 ...
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How to name systemd mount unit properly?

I'm trying to automount CephFS after boot via systemd I've got the next unit: [Unit] SourcePath=/etc/fstab DefaultDependencies=no After=remote-fs-pre.target After=network.target Wants=network.target ...
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Cannot access nfs share

On my Debian 8.4 system, I would like to run a postgres database. The data should reside on an NFS mounted folder. # cat /etc/fstab xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/volume1/srvPostgres on /var/lib/postgresql type ...
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Overmount existing directory contents at runtime

I have the following scenario: users run software installed in /path/to/software I create a file-backed FS image with exactly the same contents as in /path/to/software I mount the image using ...
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Auto-mount SFTP share in fstab

I have a SFTP share on my server wich use standard authentication. On my client, I have edited the /etc/fstab file and added : user1@192.168.1.50:/ /mnt/share fuse.sshfs port=22,defaults,_netdev 0 ...
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Use a SMB Drive as an apache directory

Want to store some data got with an apache server in a NAS mounted as a SMB Share. I've mounted it with /etc/fstab and wheb i want to put some file as apache user, everything is working. But when ...
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Can systemd's .mount units be used to mount to points within a service's namespace only?

I am interested in setting a temporary directory that exists for the duration of the .service unit's running - exactly like the PrivateTmp= directive but on a custom mount point specified by a systemd ...
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How can we run a logon script to mount drives UAC?

We have a small environment where we are setting up mountable drives using a login.bat file, reason why we are doing this because our script first tests whether the folder is created for that user, ...
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Cannot Create A Directory Called 'partition' On msdos Flashdrive

Really strange issue that I've encountered. I have fedora 23 and a flash drive that I play with writing some scripts for mount/unmount operations: /dev/sdb1 on /run/media/mymounts/kol type msdos (...
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Can't mount SATA drives when moved from USB enclosure to internal

I have had 4 external drives connected over USB to my Dell Precision 490 workstation. They are in /etc/fstab by uuid and formated as UUID. UUID=04c37bff-b93e-440e-acd0-3d984ddb2ec3 /mnt/drive0 ext4 ...
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NFS mounts depending on other NFS mount fail to mount at boot

I have setup 5 NFS mounts in /etc/fstab. The first one "parent" mounts on local mount point /foo and the other 4 "child" in mounts points on the first one: So let's say the second is /foo/test1. The ...
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Mount bind not taking affect in fstab - Centos 6

I am using this line in fstab to bind /sftp/feeds/incoming to /var/www/online/public_html/feeds /sftp/feeds/incoming /var/www/online/public_html/feeds none bind 0 0 But it is not taking ...
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Prevent writing to unmounted sshfs mount point

Assuming I have a folder /mnt/mountpoint that I use as a mountpoint for some sshfs-mounted directory: sshfs user@host /mnt/mountpoint Now, I want to prevent applications to write to /mnt/...
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Trying to clone one disk to another but one starts up with a parition and the other doesn't

I've got an Amazon EC2 m1.small that I am trying to migrate over to t2.small. I'm aware that because of the virtualization type being different on both types that there is no direct upgrade path. ...
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Mounting a share with white spaces in name using Solaris

I am trying to mount a file system on Solaris that includes white space in both target and source names. for example: nas:/shares/windows/international/Financial Data/OEM/Connect Direct - /nfs/...
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Mount partition as read-only until reboot

Is it possible on Linux to mount a partition as read-only at boot time and make sure it cannot be re-mounted as read-write until next boot / power off?
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unable to mount XFS after rescue

I am facing strange problem with XFS file system. Below is the exact scenario: I'd a corrupt 2 TB disk with XFS (I/O error), so that decide to rescue data from old disk to new disk. I'd run ddrescue ...
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Get free capacity of an ocfs2 volume

I want to get free capacity of an ocfs2 volume (ocfs2-tools version 1.6), which is not mounted any where. Is there way to do that. Thanks
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Mounting virtual disks on XenServer

I want to mount virtual disks on the XenServer host. I don't have any free space to create a partition this way and want to use a virtual disk on local storage to store ISO images. I can't find any ...
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Mounting disks of remote ESXi pair as a LUN in local ESXi server

Imagine a pair of servers with fiber channel adapters. Normally each one can connect to the shared SAN storage using its HBA and fiber cords, Now, eliminating the SAN, is it possible to interconnect ...
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Best and cheapest way of expanding storage on a server

I provide photo editing services, so customers send their photos to me through website, and I send them back through website once edited. I need about 1TB storage when I keep files for 1 month. I'm ...
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postgresql on iscsi that refuses to start … on server's boot - Redhat 7.1

I installed a postgresql database on Redhat 7.1 and I decided to move the database on an ISCSI device (LUN) inside a logical volume, mounted at starting of the machine (xfs formatted). The mounting ...
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Is there a way to mount a Windows CIFS share and bypass the password prompt without a password file?

I'm trying to mount a Windows cifs share (shared by Windows) onto a CentOS box, per user. Users are all in Active Directory. So, every user who logs into their Linux box should be mounting the drive ...
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Unmount a rbind mount without affecting the original mount

There is another question discussing about umounting rbind mounts, but the solution has unwanted effect. Consider the following directory layout: . ├── A_dir │ └── mount_b ├── B_dir │ └── ...
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Mount ZFS dataset in unprivileged container

First a bit of information about my configuration: Ubuntu 15.10 ZFS pool created LXC containers stored in pool/lxc Dataset created in pool/mydataset owned by user1 Now I need one of the containers ...
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How to make NFS accesses time out much faster

We have a load-balanced web app that serves some images off an NFS mounted drive. When the NFS server goes down, it ends up bringing all of the web instances down. Currently the volume is mounted ...