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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 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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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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/etc/exports & mount option

In my Linux server I have the following options in /etc/exports /home *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,no_root_squash) And I mount from a Mac using mount -t nfs -o ...
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NFS soft mount timeout too slow

We have a VERY busy cluster of servers. Our 16 app servers serve our application off of a local SSD on each machine, but they also process images which are then served off of our cdn. Because of this, ...
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Why doesn't NFS recognize a new UID?

I have two servers running RHEL6. I have root access to both. The main server, which I will refer to as server, is a database server. The application server, which I will refer to as client, mounts a ...
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Can not mount NFS from server on local network

I set up my NFS server without doing any bigger changes in configuration files. After that I added these entries to /etc/exports(both paths are valid) on server(192.168.1.11): /export ...
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unable to write to mount point (nfs-server), getting “Permission denied”

I'm trying to configure NFS between two RHEL7 nodes: first node: [root@ip-10-164-175-246 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) [root@ip-10-164-175-246 ~]# ...
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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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Is NFS bidirectional?

If I write a file in the NFS-mounted folder of an NFS client, will it appear on the NFS server? Or is it possible to write a file in that folder in the first place? Thanks!
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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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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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Will Windows use NFS to write to a self mapped share?

If a Windows server has a drive mapped to a share on the same server, will it still use NFS to read/write or does it know that the drive is actually local? Would I/O performance be improved by using a ...
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Does NFS cache reads by block or by file?

I have a large image stored on NFS. I want to read only the first portion of the image to get the header. Does the NFS client stop reading after it gets the blocks it needs or will it receive the ...
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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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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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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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What does this RPC error message mean?

I have OS RHNL release 6.2 and use the NFS service (nfs-utils-1.2.3) to connect to NFS server, And found a lot of messages in a file /var/log/messages: Apr 1 11:08:35 XXX rpc.idmapd[3010]: ...
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NFS mounts showing files from other mounts

I have a server that holds ZFS snapshots that I export via NFS to the servers they are backing up so you can restore via a custom application written in-house. The issue is as follows: NOTE: I am ...
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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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how to tune NFS client on MacOS to get Linux like performance?

I have a NFS server running Linux and exporting a couple of shares. Both Linux and MacOS clients connect to the server, and while with the Linux clients I get ~ 75MB/s write speed, the MacOS clients ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How can I remount an NFS volume on Red Hat Linux?

I changed the user id of a user on an NFS client that mounts a volume from another server. My goal is to get the 2 users to have the same id, so that both servers can read and write to the volume. I ...
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automount - autofs mount issue on CentOS 6.5

Server CentOS 6.5 and Selinux is permissive My NFS server share in /etc/exports /home/unixmen/ 10.0.0.0/24 (rw,sync,no_root_squash) Client running on another CentOS 6.5 host , is able to mount ...
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NFS issue: clients can mount shares as NFSv3 but not as NFSv4 — or how to debug NFS?

Problem description I have a file server running Debian. On it I have a few NFS shares. When I mount the shares from a client using NFSv3 (mount.nfs 10.0.0.51:/exports/video /mnt -o ...
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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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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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rsync chgrp Failing on NFS

I am trying to set up NFS on two servers to share files. The owner of the files in question have the same UID and GID on NFS Server and each NFS client. The NFS Server is running on Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Mounting NFS with sync option but without noac option

When I mount using the sync option: sudo mount -o vers=4,soft,sync,sec=none -t nfs 192.168.1.198:/js.js /mnt/self the sync option doesn't seem to get applied: $ cat /proc/mounts | grep nfs ...
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Single process blocks NFS mount on entire node

We have an NFS mount and a PBS cluster in which all nodes mount that NFS mountpoint. We are experiencing that a single process on one of the PBS cluster nodes can completely saturate and bog down the ...
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mount using nfs4 giving no such device error

I am trying to mount a folder workspace from server to the client over NFS. For this I bind the folder to an /export by adding the following in my /etc/fstab on server: /home /export none bind ...
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NFS mount still connected even after box is disconnected from network

I have a mount between a RHEL 5.6 and a Solaris 6 box acting as the NFS server. My mount options are simply rw,intr. When I disconnect the RHEL linux box from the network I am still able to write ...
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How do I speed up “ls -l” on a network file system (NFS)?

I have a NFS volume mounted in the following way: theHostname.com:/path/on/theHostname on /local/path type nfs (rw,nosuid,addr=10.0.0.54) The /local/path directory has 30_000 files. When I do a ls ...
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How to tell mount.nfs to use rpcbind v3 or v4, instead of the older v2 (ie. portmapper)?

I would like to force my NFSv3 client to use rpcbind v3 or V4 (as described in RFC 1833) when communicating with the rpcbind (formerly portmapper) remote server, but I neither found a mount.nfs option ...
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nfs4 rpc.idmapd not working on one machine

I have an nfs4 server, with fsid=0 exported with no_subtree_check,no_all_squash,no_root_squash I have various clients working fine with this, a mixture of debian and arch, mounting with nfs4 and ...
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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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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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NFS client mount fails behind firewall

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 system with an iptables firewall. After pinning the ports for mountd, lockd and statd, then opening them up in iptables, I am able to expose NFS shares through the firewall ...
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ec2 systemd unable to mount nfs on boot and it times out

I'm running latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo): [root@ip-10-184-161-46 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) ...
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Read only NFS mount with local writes allowed

I would want to share a directory via NFS only read-only (data should not be corrupted). However I would want the client to be able to use the mounted folder as if it was read write, as transparently ...
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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: 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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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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Mounting NFS shares with pam_mount module

I am setting up a classroom environment where Windows 2012 R2 Server is used as a domain controller and file server. All the clients will be Kubuntu 14.04. I have set up the domain and NFS shares ...
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Possible to use nfs-client in VM with non-bridged network adapter?

I've just discovered that when an nfs client connects to an nfs server, it sends the client's IP address to the server -- mount -vvv reports: ... mount.nfs: trying text-based options ...