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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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 RHEL-...
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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) /mnt/raid/nas/...
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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 "/mnt/NAS/Archive/backup/......
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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: C:\Windows\System32\...
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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 ...
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Forcing/inheriting permissions on NFS share

I'm trying to NFS share a directory on a CentOS machine to several OS X machines with Apache Directory Studio. Multiple users are going to access it and they are in the same group. I've been able to ...
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Can Mac OS X extended attributes be stored across NFS to a Linux ext4 filesystem?

MacOSX filesystems use extended attributes (e.g. "com.apple.quarantine", "com.apple.FinderInfo"): $ ls -l@ .DS_Store -rw-r--r--@ 1 gareth staff 18436 2 Nov 10:35 .DS_Store com.apple....
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mounting nfs fails after exiting openvpn and deleting route

lately found that sudo mount -a in the script won't work after exiting openvpn and deleting a specific route to the NFS via openvpn. "sudo mount -a" in the script returns "mount.nfs: mount system call ...
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NFS with autofs: mounting /run/lock gives permissions error

I'm running Ubuntu server 14.04 as an NFS server to another 14.04 machine (one's a mail server the other a web server where I'd like to run the MailMan admin GUI). I'm using autofs to mount the ...
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OS X Server NFS home directory mount options

we are running a couple of OS X clients in an open directory OS X server environment with home directories provide via NFS. The auto_home script allows to mount the home folder of the user without ...
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OS X 10.10 Server SMB3 homes issues

we are a small company with up to 8 developers using 8 imacs. To switch the desks we dreamed of remote mounted network homes (NFS/NIS like in linux / SMB ActiveDirectory like in Microsoft) and decided ...
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rsync hanging up reproducable on the same file while copying to nfs share

For the last two days I try to backup my disc to an NFS share. But after a while rsync is hanging up itself. Every time on the same file. But if I exclude the file it'll hangup on the next file. So it ...
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Does NFS and SMB support sparse files?

This question was previously asked in stack overflow but the good folks there have recommended that i try the community over here instead. I am researching on sparse files with regards to various ...
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How do I create NFS exports on virtualised NetApp from CLI?

How do I list the NFS exports from clustered NepApp from command line? While I was able to create volumes and to configure an export policy I am unable to find which are the exports that I should be ...
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Change NFSv4 Bound Port?

I need to use port 2049/tcp for another purpose. Is there a way to change which port NFSD binds to? I don't need NFSv3 or NFSv2 so I am not using rpcbind service. I cannot find that config option...
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How to migrate NFS server without affecting the service (Linux)

We have to migrate a Linux NFS server. We want to use the same production IP addresses. There is a bin/ shared folder and so many servers in production using it... All the data is already replicated. ...
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start systemd service as dependancy on SYSV service

I have a SYSV service (rstudio-server) running on CentOS7. After boot, it happens to run prior to mounting of NFS filesystem, which is required by rstudio-server service. How do I specify dependency ...
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How to share files/folders between users on same linux machine?

We have 2500+ users using linux thin clients with their home directory on a common NFS. We want Windows like file/folder sharing functionality between users. The users are not linked to any ...
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How to prevent any ACL from NFS mount?

I'm trying to export/mount a NFS volume with no ACL at all (POSIX or NFS one), but I fail about that. Technical context: last current debian on both sides, ext4 volume. Goal: I enforce strict access ...
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NFS client not ignoring UIDs on NFS map

I have six machines, one NFS server and five clients. Three clients (running Ubuntu 14.04) work just fine. The other two, running 12.04, are running into permissions errors. On the mapped client ...
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Migrating NFS server (Linux)

We have a NFS server (Linux) who stores files in a iSCSI disk array. This server is in production. The server and the array are very old and have to be replaced soon (the array is already in serious ...
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NFS issue Behind iptables in Centos 7

We have setup iptables which allows TCP/UDP port 111 2049 32769 32803 892 .. i made following changes in /etc/sysconfig/nfs RPCMOUNTDOPTS="-p 892" and /etc/sysctl.conf fs.nfs.nlm_tcpport=32803 ...
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Windows NFS Client Tools Doesn't Follow manage-gids

I am running into an issue with the Windows NFS Client tools, it seems that when I attempt to access a folder on an NFS share that has read permissions for a group that user is member of - but not the ...
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How to disable Disable the stock Linux NFS server?

I need to install MAPR on three node cluster and it is asking to Disable the stock Linux NFS server on nodes that will run the MapR NFS server. i have found one help on internet and it says to Start /...
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Backup strategy for LVM file sytem on NFS file server connected to SAN

I have setup a server (CentOS) on which I have connected to several LUNs from a SAN via iSCSI then multipath, resulting in multiple physical volumes I can use for LVM (dm1 ...). From the file server, ...
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Slow copying between NFS/CIFS directories on same server

Please bear with me, I know it's a lot to read. This problem may be applicable to others, so it would be great to have an answer. I had to give away the bounty because it was going to expire. When I ...