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Is nfs good to share disk images over the internet? [closed]

I have an image server, this server contains disk images to be used by virtual machines. The server has to allow the runtime creation of new images, so iscsi is not good as it requires to restart the ...
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0answers
114 views

NFS export all_squash and anonid

I have a server, S, and a set of clients, C, which I want to share files using NFS. In particular, some clients should have their user-ids remapped as they do not have a user that corresponds to the ...
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3answers
62 views

Use a regular PC as NFS server on a small network vs distributed NFS servers/clients

I'm working at a project with around 7 computers (regular, mid-end PCs) connected to an Ethernet LAN, running Linux and used to run molecular simulation software like PyMOL. There are several users, ...
1
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1answer
69 views

Comfortable sharing of files across internet [closed]

I would like to share files to a number of machines spread in LAN and WAN. These are the requirements: (priority: intermediate) Should just work in Windows/MacOS without additional (or very little) ...
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0answers
87 views

NFS sharing is read only

I have problem with NFS sharing. See my exports: /export 192.168.1.11(rw,fsid=0,insecure,no_subtree_check,sync) /export/share 192.168.1.12(rw,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,sync) From a client ...
1
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5answers
693 views

Sharing folder from Linux to Mac, Samba or NFS? [closed]

When I need to access (read/write) to a folder of many files under Linux from Mac OSX, there are two options: Install Samba in Linux and share as Windows share Share via NFS Which one is the ...
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3answers
239 views

How can I access to a folder as it was one on my own server but on a remote?

I need to provide to an application data in folder but this folder is on remote server. I know I can use NFS or SAMBA but I'm not a sysadmin, and I just know how to set up such mount point, as a ...
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2answers
633 views

share a folder on freenas with linux as wel as windows clients

we have a freenas as a file server. how can i share a single folder with both windows and linux clients.?
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2answers
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cross-syncing home directories with disconnected operation (Linux/Ubuntu)

Here is the scenario I am trying to make work. I have three machines, J, T and R that need to eventually get the same data (slight temporary differences are fine). J and T are desktops that are ...
0
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1answer
190 views

Disk usage “shown” to be extremely high on NFS share

I have an NFS share between two machines. The share is showing unusually large usage whereas it has only 4-5 files: It's "mounted" on server, shared on 999.99.999.99: root@server [~]# df -h ...
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3answers
759 views

OS X Client & Ubuntu Server - Best way for client to access files on server?

I've got a local development web server running Ubuntu. I also have an iMac running OS X 10.6 which I use a client and is my development machine. I'm currently have Samba server installed on my ...
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5answers
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Working on large files across a LAN [closed]

I work in a small (6 employee) web/design shop. We have a file server that we use to store large design documents (photoshop files, flash source files, indesign etc) and other work-in-progress. The ...
0
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1answer
94 views

NFS directories created with wrong access

I created a shared NFS resource on a server to /share and mapped that on my client machine. My problem is that even though I have defined this share on the server's /etc/exports as /share ...
2
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2answers
836 views

Does a read on a NFS file system slow performance?

If a NFS client reads a file, does any network traffic happen? or is it just writes (by any node) that result in network traffic? In particular, I'm interested in whether doing a file_exists() call ...
0
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2answers
597 views

Setting up a NFS Server on FreeBSD

I need to setup an NFS Server on FreeBSD, I have gone through a couple guides to try and get it running but can't quite get it going. I have the server running, but I seem to be having trouble ...
2
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1answer
5k views

Can't modify or chown files on readynas nfs share

I have a readynas with nfs sharing. I have a bunch of files that I can't write to on the share. They're owned by nobody:nogroup and if I try to chown them I get chown: changing ownership of ...
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4answers
410 views

How to create a Linux Server that inherits authentication from main server?

Can I create another server that uses master server's /etc/passwd to authenticate it's users, and if I share users' homes then they can do everything they want within their home directories without ...
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3answers
5k views

Samba sharing an NFS mount point

I'm sorry if this is a repeat post, seems my first attempt failed... A little context first. Firstly, I have inherited one of the classic networks from hell. Amongst a number of other things, I ...
4
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7answers
517 views

Most transparent, trouble-free linux and Windows filesharing

I've got an ubuntu 8.04 system with a 2.2TB raid array that is the central storage for my home network. I've got several Windows XP Pro systems that I want to have read/write access to the linux ...
3
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4answers
782 views

Pros/Cons of filesharing protocols for a Mac environment

In our school division, we have a OS X Server sharing files to up to 120 Mac clients [for things like home folders and group sharepoints]. The AFP protocol is the easiest to set up and use, but that ...
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3answers
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Mounting NFS share from OpenSolaris on Linux

I have an OpenSolaris server (snv_101b) serving files via NFS. Everything works fine when mounting the shares on ESXi or OS X, but when I mount from Linux (CentOS 5.2) everything is mounted as ...