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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XenServer 6.2: unable to detach NFS mount

We recently lost an NFS server. It was used to export a drive with ISO files for use in XenServer patching / updating / etc. The server has been replaced but the mounted drive can't be removed from ...
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Linux read disk cache and NFS

I am interested in the impact of the read disk cache on accessing a file through NFS. Lets say I have a file on NFS. I access it (do "cat myfile") from a linux host "A". If there's enough RAM a file ...
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Vagrant OS X host nfs share permissions error - Failed to set owner to '1000'

I am a Vagrant and Puppet newbie, I have created a Base Box with Debian Squeeze plus standalone Puppet, using the instructions here to install Puppet with the Puppetlabs packages. The box itself ...
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Desperate: statd timed out, lockd cannot monitor / unmonitor

Since this afternoon something is wrong with the server. On the server side I see messages in dmesg as follows: statd: server rpc.statd not responding, timed out lockd: cannot unmonitor ...
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“Network Error - 53” while trying to mount NFS share in Windows Server 2008 client

CentOS | Windows 2008 I've got a CentOS 5.5 server running nfsd. On the Windows side, I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. I have the "Files Services" server role enabled and both Client ...
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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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Deletion of User and home directory from NFS

I have 10 systems with opensuse installed in each of them.I have created 2 servers such that one is NIS and other is NFS , i have added lets say 5 users to NIS and their corresponding home ...
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Expected difference of file creation time for NFS versus local file system

File operations are necessarily going to be slower over NFS. What I would like are some rough estimates of expected slowdown between local and NFS file operations, specifically for file creation when ...
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FreeNAS NFS locks create extra files

I just upgraded FreeNAS from 8 to 9.2.1.6-RELEASE and now I am having some trouble with (what seems like) NFS locks. I am using the ZipArchive from PHP to add files to ZIP archives that are on an NFS ...
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Start Apache after GlusterFS mount on boot

I want to start Apache after mounting a NFS (GlusterFS) share, but it keeps starting before the mount step. I set the order in /etc/rc*.d/ but it didn't work. I always can edit the scripts to sleep a ...
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Vagrant synced_folder syntax for nfs options (trying to disable nfs_export)

I'm trying to disable the nfs_export option in my Vagrantfile, so that Vagrant will not touch my /etc/exports. The Vagrant documentation says: NFS synced folders have a set of options that can be ...
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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 ...
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Red Hat with rpc.statd is not running and can't start nfslock

I try to mount from Linux machine to some folder on win machine. From the output I see that mount complains about rpc.statd. So I tried to start the nfslock but I got FAILED. Then I look on the ...
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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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NTFS Share vs. NFS Datastore on VMware 5.5

I am currently using Physical Server 2012R2 of 10TB RAID5 mapped as a NTFS share to the Virtual Machine, which is a Camera Server 2012R2 hosted on VMware 5.5. Storage Server is used only for all video ...
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NFSv4 idmapd ignores Nobody-User

I have a folder which is owned by ftp:users. I wanted to export this folder and have all requests mapped to the ftp user, which has id 107. In /etc/exportsI have the following: /media/other ...
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storage traffic not going through Bonded interface

hi few days back i have asked a question here choosing network interface based on network purpose on my Centos server there are 4 NICs i bonded first two NICs and created bond0 with an MTU of 8600 ...
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Debian nfs-client shows nobody:nogroup

i have a running ldap-server, which works well with my webserver. Now i tried to get the nfs-server running with my a MySQL server. I (think) i did the same things like on my webserver configuration. ...
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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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umount bind of stale NFS

i've got a problem removing mounts created with mount -o bind from a locally mounted NFS folder. Assume the following mount structure: NFS mounted directory: $ mount -o ...
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Window 2008 inherit permissions from parent on file created on linux nfs share connected to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 server with a NFS share called myhost/host_dev. The windows NFS share is set up to allow 'unmapped user access'. I am able to mount a Linux directory to that share using mount -t ...
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choosing network interface based on network purpose [closed]

i have 3 NIC with ip address 10.10.10.2-eth0, 10.10.10.3-eth1, 10.10.10.4-eth2 An NFS server with IP 10.10.10.5 and want this NFS share to be accessed only through 10.10.10.3 that is through eth1 ...
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How to force use of tcp instead of udp for rpcbind?

I'm trying to use tcp/111 for rpcbind under Debian Wheezy instead of udp/111. The portmap in Squeeze uses tcp/111 without any special configuration, but Wheezy fails. Even numerous sites (as well as ...
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How can I prevent vanishing error when using rsync with an nfs mount?

I'm in the process of moving files from an Ubuntu server to a Snow Leopard server. The Ubuntu server has an NFS share of around 6TB which I'd like to clone to the Snow Leopard server. I mounted the ...
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NFS mount NAS does not show all files

I have a problem with viewing files on an ext4 file system residing on a NAS, mounted as type NFS on a Linux server running CENTOS 6.5. I cannot view some files via ls or rsync that I know exist on ...
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Delaying NIS & NFS startup till after network interface is fully ready on Fedora 17

I've recently set up a fedora 17 server for our network, and I've been having trouble getting the NIS service to work on startup. Here's some logs from the system: Aug 21 12:57:12 cairnwell ...
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Facing NFS file transfer issue, file gets truncated

I am getting this error while transferring files using NFS, and the file size is getting truncated Can anyone give me a hint? We tried 2GB, and the file gets truncated at 400 MB. Jun 20 11:09:22 ...
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build user chroot on first login

I'm using ldap for remote user authentication and I basically need to either figure out how to: a. chroot a user on machine b from machine a via nfs,(which doesn't seem possible without mounting ...
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CIFS and NFS: Permissions and underlying file systems

I have been doing a little reading, but am not completely clear still. My understanding is that NFS permissions are fairly black or white, and are controlled by the exports file (I believe there are ...
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Is it possible to configure the Linux kernel I/O scheduler for an NFS mount?

On a normal block device you can change the i/o scheduler like this: # cat /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler noop anticipatory deadline [cfq] # echo anticipatory > /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler # ...
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Can't mount nfs volume - time out

I have an NFSv3 export from a Linux fileserver which used to mount fine. The fileserver had to go down for hardware maintenance. After bringing the server back up, the Linux client can no longer mount ...
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NFS client keytab: multiple machines

How should one go about setting up client-side keytab files for each client machine to access network services? My working example is NFSv4, which requires each client to have a Kerberos keytab ...
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Can I put /etc/passwd, /etc/group and /etc/shadow on an NFS share?

OK, this may be a dumb question but I'm wondering if I can export /etc/passwd, /etc/group and /etc/shadow from an NFS server and mount those files over the local ones on the client machine. The goal ...
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What's the best way to mitigate NFS and sudo?

Quick background: We have 40 workstations running Linux. NFS is used extensively for bulk data storage and home directories. This allows users to roam freely will relatively transparent file ...
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Mounting NFSv4 share from Debian Linux 6 to Freebsd 9-RC3 “server requires stronger authentication”

I've run into a strange problem while trying to mount from FreeBSD 9.0-RC3 to a Debian Linux box. The command I'm using is: sudo mount -v gorkon:/dustbin /tmp/test This returns the following ...
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NFSv4 with idmap

The following errors appear on the NFS server, could you please advise how I can fix this? Details: System: CentOS release 6.4, NFS: nfs-utils-1.2.3-36 # cat /etc/idmapd.conf [General] Domain = ...
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Permissions for Windows Server 2008 R2 NFS Share Files

I have configured and am using a NFS share on a Windows 2008 server. I am copying files from a Unix server using anonymous access. What I cannot figure out is how to get the file permissions working ...
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How to prevent autofs from stalling system when nfs share is not available

This problem has been there in OpenSuSE 10.1-12.3 and (K)Ubuntu 10.04-14.04 and I'd like to get rid of it now: We have a common software directory on an NFS share. Client-side autofs setup # ...
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LDAP + NFS + automount home directories permissions issue

When an LDAP user logs into the system they have incorrect permissions to their home directory. LDAP and NFS services exist on the same server. The directory shows the correct ownership / ...
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Getting NFS clients to retry mount if NFS server down when client boots

I have an NFS server that several clients mount. I am using the following in my /etc/exports on the server: /content *(rw,no_root_squash) and on the clients in my /etc/fstab I have: ...
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Clarification on NFS export options

Do the NFSv4 root_squash and all_squash (and their no_ alternatives) export options have any effect if the filesystem is exported read only? Basically, all all these lines equivalent: /var/www/html ...
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NFS default to 777

I have an NFS share. This share is shared between several different applications. Our web server is running PHP and when it creates directories it is not setting the permissions correctly so it cannot ...
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Synology DSM4.3 with Kerberos and NFSv4

According to the press releases of Synology DSM4.3 can do NFSv4 and Kerberos. Actually, in the Tab with NFS settings, there is a button for Kerberos settings. But I cannot find any guidance anywhere. ...
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NFS noac does not force synchronisation

I am running a cluster. The home directories are mounted using NFS. The following gives an error on the cluster: node-a$ ssh node-b touch /home/user/testFile && rm /home/user/testFile rm: ...
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How do I speed up and cache mmap file access over NFS on Linux?

The server and client are both 64-bit Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The application in question is a custom app that uses mmap() for fast random file access. Its ideal state is when the entire file is cached in ...
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Single NFS folder shared across multiple clients

I'm trying to mount a single NFS folder from server say "/share/folder" to multiple clients up to 32 clients, and the clients tries to access the folder and create files. The problem I'm facing is ...
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How to add Synology NFS share to ESXi?

I have created an nfs share on a synology NAS. I want to add the share to an ESXi host, but without success. Configuration of the nfs share: I inserted the IP of the ESXi host, allowed read/write ...
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How do I configure an NFS server to accept all mount requests?

Adding 0.0.0.0/32 in /etc/exports does not seem to work. Is there some other configuration option that can be used for this?
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NFS export CIFS share

I have a server 192.168.1.1 where a samba share is mounted to /image I would like to setup an NFS sever on this machine to share the mounted /image folder through NFS. When I add it to the exports ...
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php-fpm process in D state ,cause nfs wait rpc_wait_bit_killable

my wordpress site which is in clustered environment using NFS,nginx,php-fpm,mysql the infrastructure is hosted on amazon ec2.Under high load/traffic the php5-fpm process goes in D ...