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OpenBSD configuration: Client unable to mount via NFS using Berkeley Automounter (amd)

What I am trying to do is to have my openBSD client (OpenBSD 4.9) auto mount a Linux NFS file system (Scientific Linux 6.1). So far, I am not sure if it is configured correctly. To get things out of ...
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OpenLdap synchronize home directory between client and server

I have recently setup Ubuntu ldap client authentication on karmic and lucid desktop clients and the ldap server is running on an 10.04 LTS server and this is the link I followed for client setup and ...
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monitoring nfs with monit

I'd like to monitor NFS mounts and the NFS server process using Monit. On the server, I'd need a PID file, but I can't seem to find a way of getting that created with existing configuration files. ...
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Moving postgres data folder on NFS drive. Is it better to symlink, reinit cluster, or modify init.d script?

I want to move my postgres data folder to an NFS drive but I'm not sure what would be the best way to do it. I've got three options in mind: According to Postgres Documentation, one method would be ...
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Permission denied for symlink to executable in nfs mounted directory with the sticky bit enabled

We have an NFS export for any of our users to install and maintain useful software for the network mounted at /public on our clients. On the NFS server, this directory is world writable with the ...
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Issues mounting NFS share on client

I'm kind of new to working with NFS shares, but here's what I have. Server: /etc/hosts.allow: ALL: client1.mydomain.com, client2.mydomain.com /etc/hosts.deny: portmap:ALL lockd:ALL mountd:All ...
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Windows 2003 R2 x64 Client for NFS - Is there any way to affect TCP Send Window for this software?

Is there any way to affect TCP Send Window for the Windows 2003 R2 x64 "Client for NFS"? Tried changing the TCP Send Window Size to 32k, 64k in our network adaptors, as well as under the ...
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Autofs mount nfs issues

I'm having some issues getting autofs to work properly on a new Centos 5.5 installation. Please find Exports from my storage servers: /san/files *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,no_root_squash) /san/mail ...
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Discrepency in NFS from Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2008 SP2

I checked the threads: NFS from Windows Server 2008 R2 and the link http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753302%28WS.10%29.aspx but cannot find the information. For Windows 2008 SP2, is ...
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NFS share suddenly becomes unresponsive

We've got a setup involving separate web & email servers mounting various shares on the same pysical NFSv3 server. The web server uses a share for apache vhost files, the mailserver uses a share ...
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NFS client can mount, fails to automount

I have /etc/auto.master: /cpy/users /etc/auto.users --timeout=90 I have /etc/auto.users: * -fstype=nfs4,rw,proto=tcp,port=2049 server:/users/& On an "ordinary" CentOS 5 machine, these ...
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Map eSata interface directly to NFS share

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I want to mount a nfs share (as a client) and have the motherboard external eSata bound to the nfs share. This likely sounds bogus, but is what I have is a media ...
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NFS I/O monitoring

I have a NFS mounted directory, and I'd like to monitor the I/O usage on it (MB/s reads and writes). What's the recommended way to do that ? This is the NFS client, I don't have access to the NFS ...
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problem in exporting a partition on a usb stick as nfs volume

I have a USB disk which has 2 partitions.It gets mounted automatically in /media It is the default behavior in the OS (Lucid 10.04 64 bit) that upon connecting a USB (be it thumb drive or hard disk) ...
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Installing NFS module on a dedicated server

I've got a dedicated server which does not have the NFS module installed on it. How can I install it? It was not listed in /proc/filesystems root@server [~]# cat /proc/filesystems | grep 'nfs' And ...
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Are there any free NFS clients for Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 Professional, but the NFS Client for Windows is only included in the Enterprise and Ultimate editions. I would like to connect some Windows machines to our NFS server so I can drop ...
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How to access NFS shares from Windows 7?

We have a group of users who run Windows and access files on a Linux box. Historically, they've been on XP and we run Samba on the Linux box. No problem. Now we're testing Windows 7 and finding ...
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NFS: Odd behaviour

I have an odd situation with NFS after I rebooted the server. Before the boot I could access the NFS mount from my client machine no problem but suddenly I don't see the correct contents any more. For ...
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What does NFSv4 “domain name” have to be set to?

Other than "the same for the client AND the server", does the NFSv4 domain name have to be set to anything in particular? I mean, does it have to be some domain in my LAN or something?
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NFS access from multiple networks

On my NFS server (Ubuntu) I have in /etc/exports the following: /share 192.168.89.1/24(rw,no_root_squash,async) However, I have a new machine which is not in 192.168.89.* IP range, it's in ...
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How does NFS read cache work on Debian?

I am planning to use NFS to serve out many small files. They will be read very often so client side caching is crucial. Does NFS handle this? Is there a way to increase the client side caching in some ...
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Specifying which UDP port NFS should use

I want to force NFS to use a specific port I've opened on my firewall. It seems to randomly pick the UDP port, the TCP port is static. How do I lock in the UDP port so i'm not opening a range of ...
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Setting NFS mount point directory permissions and owner

I currently have an NFS mounted website.com:/var/sites/backups0 /mnt/backup nfs rsize=8192,wsize=8192,timeo=14,intr The problem is, this mounts 777 permissions and I want it to be 700, the ...
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CentOS 5.4 NFS v4 client file permissions differ from original files & NFS Share file contents

Having a strange problem with NFS share and file permissions on the 1 out of the 2 NFS clients, web1 has file permissions issues but web2 is fine. web1 and web2 are load balanced web servers. So ...
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network service failing on boot in SLES 10.2, possibly leading to NFS client problems

On a box recently upgraded from SLES 9.3 to 10.2, I'm seeing the following issue: Prior to the upgrade, an NFS mount (defined via yast, i.e., it appeared in /etc/fstab) worked correctly. Following ...
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NFS v4, HA Migration, and stale handles on clients

I'm managing a server running NFS v4 with Pacemaker/OpenAIS. NFS is configured to use TCP. When I migrate the NFS server to another node in the Pacemaker cluster, even though the metadata is ...