Network File System (NFS) is a network file system protocol originally developed by Sun Micro systems 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. NFS, like many other protocols, builds on the Open Network ...

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Disabling shadow copies on a NFS share folder

I want to disable shadow copies being created on a specific Windows NFS share folder which is being used by an ESXi 6 server for virtual machine backups (via xsibackup). The reason for wanting to do ...
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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 ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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Prevent root in linux from changing folder permissions in GPFS filessystem

I have created a NFS export in a GPFS/SpectrumScale filesystem I created. I have enabled AD based authentication with our domain. Everything works. The NFS export was created with NFS4. The NFS ...
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Unable to mount NFS export unless I sudo to root

I created an NFS export on a GPFS/SpectrumScale filesystem I set up. I tested the NFS export on a xLinux, pLinux, z/OS and AIX succesfully. I then enabled AD based authentication on the NFS export ...
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OS X 10.10 Mail.app - preferences resetting themselves

I cannot change the preferences for Mail... if I select a different setting, it instantly reverts to what it was before. ls -l Library/Mail/V2/MailData shows that I own all the plists, they're ...
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Write on an unavailable nfs share

We have a legacy application which writes files on an nfs share. Some days ago that nfs share could be down and we have some missing files. According to the application's assistance when the nfs ...
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Crashing NFSv3 server locks client shares

I have a NFSv3 server running on NetBSD 7. There is a Linux (3.16.0) and an OpenBSD (5.8-stable) box connected to it. When the server crashes the clients are unable to unmount the shares. The shares ...
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OS X 10.10 hard-coded absolute paths to network home directory

We have our users home directories on NFS servers. In the past, when we used 10.7, this was just a little problematic... every now and then, either from someone logging in at two different machines ...
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How slow can be a QCOW2 vm disk (proxmox/KVM) over NFS (dedicated 1Gbit)?

I'm running 3 proxmox 3.4 nodes using NFS shared storage with a dedicated 1GB network switch. root@lnxvt10:~# pveversion pve-manager/3.4-11/6502936f (running kernel: 2.6.32-43-pve) root@lnxvt10:~# ...
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How to set up automount from a Mac to a Linux server

I've been trying to solve a rather simple problem: my server runs Debian there is a user A on the server that belongs to a group G (both 1001) my client runs OSX there are users A and B on the ...
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Debug slow lan (ssh, nfs) file transfer

I've got two linux boxes attached to a gigabit switch. They both have gigabit NICs, cables are cat7. Testing the network with iperf shows a fast connection but transferring files with rsync, scp, or ...
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Usermapping on Ubuntu with a Windows NFS server

First of all the idea of what I want: I have a ubuntu server (name: leda) with an OpenLDAP server in combination with a Samba server, which "emulates" a Windows domain. Now I have a second server ...
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Wrong permission when accessing ZFS snapshot over NFS (Solaris server, Ubuntu client)

TL;DR: I don't understand why I can access one file but not an other (in the same directory), although they appear to have identical permissions. I have an NFS server running Solaris 10 10/08 and a ...
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how to make a Virtual ip on a 2 nodes cluster

i have a specific question, her's my situation : 1- 2 vms with drbd - pacemaker - corosync - NFs - here's my crm configuration : node san1 node san2 primitive drbd_res1 ocf:linbit:drbd \ params ...
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fstab entry to mount NFS with password

i need mount at boot a disk using NFS, to mount manually from console i type: mount //192.168.0.1/NASShare -o username=administrator,password=pass /mnt/NAS To /etc/fstab i added this line: ...
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sudo NFS SUID not working

Today I decided to move my NFS files from an ext4 HDD to an ext2 HDD using mc. Since then I am having trouble running the sudo command on all clients. When I try to run it I get an error saying ...
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NFS in Windows 7 Professional

Can I have and use NFS in Windows 7 pro? I tried downloading and installing it on Windows 7 Enterprise and it appears to work but I had no such luck with pro, I can't even download.
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showmount -e fails from one node

When I run: showmount -e <IP> rpc mount export: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Connection reset by peer mount <IP>:/path /mnt mount.nfs: Connection reset by peer But mount -t nfs -c ...
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NFS on Ubuntu Server 14 LTS with iptables

I have a virtual server with Ubuntu Server 14 LTS. The provider has offered me NFS storage which I wanted to mount on the virtual server: mount -t nfs 192.0.2.4:/space /mnt/nfs However, I cannot ...
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Cannot start NFS: Not starting NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel

I installed NFS on a new Debian7 install. I did: apt-get install nfs-kernel-server add folder to share to /etc/exports: /home/share *(rw,sync,no_root_squash) service nfs-kernel-server start But ...
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NFS vs AFS cache validation

NFS clients revalidate cache blocks on access by evaluating T-Tc < t. If this fails it sends a getattr call to the NFS server asking for the last Tmodified stamp of the relevant file. AFS ...
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Need to backup restore Linux system remotely

I am trying to build a setup like WDS (Windows Deployment Service) in a Linux environment. What I have: A Dell server with good amount of RAM and lots of space. OS is CentOS 6.5. Few 3rd party ...
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Using Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage Pool for Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage

Am chasing down some information regarding an upcoming project. So Basically we have a large Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage pool running on ubuntu and we want to have several virtual machines running ...
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Possible to set the specific order of a resource in a Pacemaker group?

Given the Pacemaker/Corosync resource configuration described below, is it possible to add a resource in a specific position within the resource group? The configuration is CentOS 7.2 using the ...
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Mounting NFS - How to fail fast?

I have a NAS. On my Linux desktop, I mount a partition of the NAS via NFS. The NAS isn't always switched on. When I need to use it, then I switch it on and use mount -a on my desktop. The related ...
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How do I get NFS on Linux to export a folder to OS X with OS X's user IDs so I can cp -a from Linux to OS X?

I have Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 on one computer and OS X 10.11.2 on another. I want to migrate files from the Ubuntu installation to the OS X installation but preserving permissions. Currently the strategy ...
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Creating a NFS share across servers with varying UIDs

I have 4-5 Ubuntu 14.04 servers in my network and I want to share a common /home directory between them. I have setup the nfs server, and I can mount the directory on various clients. However my ...
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NFS4 - Mounting multiple subdirs

I'm trying to setup 2 different mount points on an NFS4 server but can't get it working as desired. /etc/exports (on server) /mnt/raid/nas 10.1.0.0/18(rw,fsid=0,sync) ...
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nfs(v1.2.8) client does not support all_squash option

$ /sbin/mount.nfs --version mount.nfs: (linux nfs-utils 1.2.8) $ mkdir -p ~/mnt && sudo mount -t nfs -o rw,all_squash xx.xx.xx.xx:/lgtm/path/to/share ~/mnt mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option ...
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Rsync hangs: expand file_list pointer array to N bytes, did move

Rsync is going into "interruptible sleep" mode after transferring some files from a local folder to a NFS folder. The folder I am trying to backup contains more than 180gb of data. This is what rsync ...
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Automatic Kerberos Ticket Renewal (Indefinitely)

I am currently switching our environment from NIS over to Kerberos + LDAP. During this migration I've now run into the following situation. We mount our homes via NFS which obviously should also be ...
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CentOS 7 autofs wildcard mount not working

I've got a couple of CentOS 7 client machines authenticating against OpenLDAP right now. The next step is to get autofs working. Which I have, but my map loads all users at once. I'd like to avoid ...
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Adding local folder and NFS share under same folder

I have repository server with a lot of files and data, that being used by a few nodes. Lately, I came across the issue of high load on the repository due to high volume of reads from nodes. What I ...
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solaris 10 how to find client information?

How can i find which clients are mounting the NFS shares from a solaris 10 NFS server ? i have tried using dfshare on the server which returns nothing. dfshares -F nfs cheers osp
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Zabbix NFS monitoring

How would you monitor response of mounted NFS directory with Zabbix? I'm thinking about something like $ time /bin/ls -U /path/to/nfs (I think the output from nfsstat(8) relates less with user ...
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Mystic rsync over nfs issue - same error messages but on different files every time

When I try to backup full directories, roughly half of files are copied, other half not. All error messages are all similar - No such file or directory (2) rsync: mkstemp ...
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NFS mount point is not being accessible after stopping NFS service

I have shared a directory on my NFS server to another machine. I am successfully mounting the NFS Share and able to access. After few days, I was supposed to stop the NFS service on the NFS server ...
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SSIS 2014 - map NFS

We are migrating SSIS from SQL 2008 to SQL2014. Old OS: WINDOWS 2008 R2 SP1 New OS: WINDOWS 2012 R2 I use the Execute Process Task to map an NFS share to a drive. Executable: ...
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NFSD lock up on FreeNAS 9.3

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2960 running FreeNAS 9.3, and a Dell PowerEdge 1955 Modular Chassis with a 5316M switch. I wanted to get a faster link between the two so I configured a LAGG with LACP over ...
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OSX Server NFS v4 Server

we are using an OS X Server for distributing home directories in our office with OpenDirectory. The protocol of choice became after a long way of painful testing NFS - not kidding - the only ...
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Trouble automounting NFS share on Centos 7

I have a fresh install of Centos 7. I cannot seem to auto mount an NFS share located on 192.168.254.105:/srv/nfsshare from the Centos client. Mounting the share manually however, works perfectly. ...
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nfs mount fails due to same file handle

In /etc/exports: /tmp/test *(rw) /dev/sda1 (ext4 filesystem) is mounted in /tmp/test command to mount nfs: mount -o vers=3 $HOST:/tmp/test $NFS_DIR (where HOST is IP of nfs server, NFS_DIR ...
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Mounting submounts of an NFS mount on Fedora 21 vs CentOS 7

I have a FreeBSD NFS server with a mount, say '/mnt', and some mount points within it, say '/mnt/Documents'. When I mount from CentOS 7, the submounts are mounted automatically: # mount -t nfs4 -o ...
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How can I configure NFS (v3) lockd to work across multiple IP addresses?

Consider the following short program, where /nfsmount/merlin is an NFS-mounted directory. import java.io.*; import java.nio.channels.*; public class Main{ public static void main(String[] ...
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Ubuntu LDAP and NFS directory permissions

I have an issue with NFS and directory permissions using LDAP. Users that are members of a certain group cannot access a directory owned by that group (it works fine without NFS). They can access ...
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NFS export for non-root users

I need non-root users to be able to export folders over NFS on a shared system. There are a lot of users, several hundred, who may potentially log into the system. All of them should be able to ...
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Command find show “Value too large for defined data type”

When I run the "find" command in any folder, works perfect, but only in a particular folder I get this: root#find . find:.: Value too large for defined data type It is a shared folder from another ...
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Permission denied on mount via ipv6

There is a ubuntu machine with these addresses root@soup:/# ifconfig eth1 eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:09:90:1c inet addr:192.168.56.101 Bcast:192.168.56.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 ...
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Color tag in Finder on NFS share

I want a group of OS X users to be able to color tag each others' files in a NFS shared directory. The NFS share is hosted on a Solaris machine. Currently the files have rwx group permissions but ...