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NFS4 permission denied when userid does not match (even though idmap is working)

I have NFS4 setup with idmapd working correctly. ls -l from the client shows the correct user names, even though the user ids differ between the machines. However, when the user ids do not match, I ...
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How to monitor which files are accessed through NFS?

I have a linux file server running CentOS 6. Files are accessed via NFS4. Sometimes I have problems with disk io load. I want to find out what is causing them. I can find out which client is causing ...
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NFS exportfs spamming logs. Is this a broken setup?

I have a NFS server running Ubuntu 10.04, serving an OCFS2 filesystem. The setup is somehow complicated because the server has Heartbeat and Pacemaker installed to make a cluster with another server. ...
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NFS Mounts Issues

Having some issue with a NFS Setup on the clients it just times out refuses to connect [root@host9 ~]# mount 192.168.0.17:/home/export /mnt/export mount: mount to NFS server '192.168.0.17' failed: ...
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How do I rearange a file tree and then export it over NFS?

I've got a backup server that stores incremental backups in a tree like this: /backups hourly.0 server 1 server 2 hourly.1 server 1 server 2 hourly.2 ...
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Understanding NFS4 (Linux server)

I've been a bit bothered by NFS4 on Linux. Some information 'out there' seems to conflict with other information, and other information appears hard to find. So here are a couple of things that caught ...
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How do I disable NFSv3/v2 connections to a FreeBSD NFSv4 server?

I am using a Kubuntu 11.10 client with a FreeBSD 9.0 server. The server has the following lines in /etc/rc.conf nfs_server_enable="YES" nfsv4_server_enable="YES" nfsuserd_enable="YES" and the ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 Server for NFS Anonymous Access

I have an NFS share on a Windows 2003 Server that is working perfectly with read/write access using anonymous access. I am moving to a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine and am trying to do the same. I ...
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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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How to hide shadow-copies in NFS shares?

I have a Ubuntu server with both samba and nfs-server. The server does snapshotting for the exported directory and the samba server uses the snapshots to emulate shadow copies. ( vfs objects = ...
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Unknown process on port, lsof no help, nfs-kernel-server?

During a standard security sweep we found out a something was listening on a port unknown to us, 2030, and we are having trouble determining the source. # netstat -anp | grep LIST tcp 0 0 ...
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Dovecot, maildir on Windows 2008r2 NFS share

I'm really banging my head on this one. I have a CentOS 6.1 running postfix/dovecot accessing a Windows 2008R2sp1 NFS share. In a test where the Windows server is a stand-alone file server, I can ...
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How to change NFS export allowed IP addresses on Mac OS X Server (Tiger)?

I am running NFS on a Mac OS X Server 10.4. I had originally set up the NFS exports in the GUI, and restricted the IP addresses in the GUI to which it can export. Right now, I only have command-line ...
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How to share USB drive via NFS on FreeBSD

I'm trying to share USB hard drive with msdosfs connected like this: mount_msdosfs -o large /dev/da1s1 /mnt/usb I can see mounted drive: /dev/da1s1 on /mnt/usb (msdosfs, local) but when I'm ...
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Troubleshooting an NFS server hanging after authenticated mount request

I need some advice on troubleshooting an NFS server problem on Scientific Linux (RHEL) 6.1. The log on the server shows that an authenticated mount request was made: Jan 13 16:30:02 ??? ...
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CentOS 6: Can not start NFS

I am unable to start the NFS service. When starting there is no error. But the services are stopt after it. No messages at all in /var/log/messages. Same happens to rpcbind serivce. Any idea what this ...
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XenServer shared drive configuration

I have a server with below configuration Intel Xeon E3 - 1230 2 * (Seagate 1 TeraByte) = total two terabyte 16 GB Ram My Requirement : I need to run XenServer on this box and run 4 Ubuntu Virtual ...
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Connecting to Redundant NFS Servers (Load Balancers or Round-Robin DNS?)

In a typical NFS setup with redundant servers (multiple boxes), do people use a load balancer or round-robin DNS to achieve a single connection vector for clients? Is there a better way to do this ...
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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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Present a drive on a server as a NFS to other network devices

Is there a tool that would allow me to take a shared folder on a server running server 2008 and make it look like a NFS drive? Thanks!
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Need rpcsec_gss_krb5 and Linux kernel 2.6.35+ on EC2

I am trying to do Kerberos-auth:d NFS4 on EC2. In order to do this, it seems one wants a kernel at least 2.6.35 in order to get decent encryption algos. The distro I could find that provides this is ...
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ubuntu: configure iptables to allow NFS traffic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running NFS with iptables, change firewall? I need to allow a client to connect to a nfs server. If I disable iptables then NFS works great. I understand that when NFS ...
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Performance Penalty with increasing number of NFS exports

We are using NFS for distributing users HOME through our network. Currently we simple export the complete folder containing all HOMEs. Thus each users home is in the end /home/SERVER/USER Now I like ...
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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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NFSv4 is not added to rpc

I'm using Debian testing and although I've added NEED_IDMAPD="yes" to /etc/default/nfs-common. My exports file is: /nfs4exports ...
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I have to restart nfs service every time after I boot Ubuntu Server 11.04

After a reboot of my Ubuntu server, the nfs shares and not accessible. I have to do sudo /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server restart and then clients can mount the nfs shares just fine. The service is ...
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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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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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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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Autoscaling and NFS Server

I have a WebServer say WS-1 and a NFS server say NFS-1 setup on AWS. WS-1 is being managed by an elastic load balancer and also autoscaled. It also has an EBS mounted on /var/www which contains all ...
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Which NFS server should we use on Windows Server 2008 R2?

We need to serve NFS shares from our Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to Solaris 5.10 clients, since apparently we are unable to mount SMB shares on our Solaris 5.10 machines :( What's the recommended ...
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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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How do I recover from a hung machine with an 'nfs server *** not responding' error?

nfs server *** not responding nfs server *** not responding nfs server *** not responding nfs server *** not responding nfs server *** not responding nfs server *** not responding I am getting this ...
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nfs server on cygwin slow

The setup: We run an instance of cygwin nfsd on a Windows 2008 Server (Xeon 3,2 GHz). There are several Sun Solaris and SunOS machines accessing the shares. This is the exports file: /disk3 ...
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Anyone know of free / OSS nfs server for Windows? [closed]

I am in need of an Windows NFS server for a VMware script I am working on. I have tried Windows SFU and WinNFSd and both did not do so well, WinNFSd did not connect to VMware at all and Windows SFU is ...
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Problem with NFS server lockd timing out on Debian linux

We've recently upgraded an NFS server (called "ian"), and after the upgrade, NFS is broken, whereas it wasn't before. The server is now running Debian "lenny", with kernel version 2.6.26-2; it's a ...
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How should I install NFS on a linux system?

I have two systems and I need to setup a folder on one of them that is completely read/write-able by the other. Questions: 1) How do I setup NFS on the server(s)? It is not installed as an available ...
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How to create a Mirror of an NFS Share?

For back-up and restoration purposes the purpose of retiring an old server, I will need to create a perfect mirror image of an NFS share. This mirror is not a simple re-direct, but rather, an exact ...
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Solaris NFS server: don't resolve IPs

Is there any way to configure Solaris NFS server to not backresolve IPs of the client machines when checking access control, except specifying @ before every IP? We never use hostnames so would like ...
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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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Jul 22 23:53:35 serverNameXXX: svc: unknown version (0 for prog 100003 nfsd)

nfs server went down this morning, and it seems that these messages have been appearing in the logs since yesterday. I don't think any changes have been made to the config recently. Jul 22 22:44:50 ...
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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 ...