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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to find files with top io on solaris ZFS?

I have a Solaris 10 ZFS based NFS server. The physical disks are more or less at their maximum io rates. Performance is very bad - so we will add spindles. The NFS solely serves as storage for ...
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NFS Share with root for anonuid / anongid

I've exported a share from my server and set anonuid and anongid to be 0 (root). However, when I mount the share on the client, it doesn't appear my settings are working as I'm getting permission ...
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nfs, execution denied

I have server (debian 6) machine (say, ip = 10.13.13.100) with nfs exports /etc/exports /path/to/my/shared/folder 10.13.13.0/24(rw,async,no_sub_tree_check,no_root_squash) There are two users on ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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What does 'no locks available' mean?

I'm trying to commit to a SVN server. On the server the subversion repository is NFS mounted. When doing a commit, I get this error message: svn: Can't get exclusive lock on file ...
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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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File locks on an NFS?

My server uses NFS (Network File System), and I'm unable to use PHP's flock() -function. Is there a way to lock files on an NFS or is there a need to do so?
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Adding additional Storage domain NFS for ovirt 3.5

I wanted to add an additional storage domain for my ovirt setup, but my problem is that everytime I try to add the Data / NFS I get this error: 2015-09-23 16:07:46,752 ERROR ...
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Single NFS-server to redunant NFS-storage

Currently, we have 6 physical host machines installed with Proxmox VE. These hosts are running a number of virtual machines. Mostly Windows Server 2008 R2. The hosts are Intel Blade servers with a ...
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Is SAN storage better than NFS? [closed]

I have server with RHEL 6 with Apache 2.2.22 and NFS client (nfs-utils-1.2.3),and access NFS server on private network. My problem When the number of files increases my web site becomes slow and ...
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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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When a samba server shares NFS4 mount directory, window clients cannot copy file. ERROR: 0x80070021

The error reported by windows client is like this ERROR: 0x80070021 The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file. I google it and hit samba bug report ...
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Best practices for migrating to new SAN

My collaborator is splitting from his institute and wants help moving his application and data off the institute's network. And of course things are moving quickly. He has 12 TB of image data on a ...
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apache-user access to NFS from Windows2012 to Centos7

I have mounted a NFS share from a Windows 2012 server to a Centos7 webserver I have. I want my webserver to create and read files from the NFS share. I had a similar solution on Windows 2008 and ...
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LDAP authentication, pam_mkhomedir and NFS automounted homes

We currently have a setup (running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) with mixed LDAP/NIS authentication and automounted home directories from several servers (with the auto.home map distributed over NIS). ...
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elFinder with NFS: Unable to upload “image.jpg”

I have a NFS mount with permissions 770 on user:group "nfsbackup:nfsbackuo" with www-data as member of group nfsbackup. This is my server connector configuration in PHP, using CodeIgniter 2, working: ...
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Fix the “Stale file handle” fault as a regular user?

I have an ubuntu system which I'm controlling with commands as a regular user over ssh. On that machine I have an fstab entry for an NFS share. I can mount and unmount the folder because I have the ...
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NFSv4 ACLs on gpfs

I try to use NFSv4 over gpfs, but I'm get the following errors: # nfs4_getfacl file Operation to request attribute not supported. # nfs4_setfacl -e file Operation to request attribute not supported. ...
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NFS mount and write risks

I'm in charge of migrating our website. We currently have a single server hosting both prod and preprod environment. On our new hosting provider we have 2 servers : Prod server hosting prod ...
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Mount NFS volume on Ubuntu Linux server from Mac OS X Yosemite client

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server (a local VM in my case). How do I mount a directory on the Linux server from a Mac OS X Yosemite client, using NFS?
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NFS: disable portmapper for version 3 and 4

I need to replace an old pcnfsd server with a newly installed CentOS 7 server. I installed all the requirements and it seems to work, sadly when the (very very old ms-dos like) client tries to read ...
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Vagrant NFS share doesn't show updated file if size doesn't change

When mounting /vagrant over NFS, a changed file on the host is not refresh on the guest if the size doesn't changes. Quick update/typo are not immediately reflected unless I make enough modification ...
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Kerberized NFSv4 without creating new service principals

I need to deploy NFSv4 with Kerberos authentication in an existing AD environment, however, it must be done without making any changes on the KDC... So I figured, I would need to reuse host ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of hard versus soft mounts in UNIX?

This question may vary between distros but, in general, what are the advantages/disadvantages of using a hard or soft mount in the UNIX world? Are there certain situations where one is more ...
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How to find current NFS mount parameters

We've been having some problems with the parameters for some NFS mounts on a server, and we've changed the /etc/fstab settings, and rebooted the server (a SUSE Linux 11 server). However I've just ...
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NAUbackup - Xenserver 6.5 Backup Solutions

Has anybody every successfully used NAUBackups for xenserver 6.5 and had their backups go to a SAN storage repository? I see the default script backs up to an NFS share but I am trying to avoid NFS ...
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What is the use-case for NAS on a mid-to-high end storage array?

Many large storage vendors (EMC, NetApp, etc) provide storage equipment that does NAS in addition to FCP, FCoE, or iSCSI. When would it be appropriate to use the NAS functionality of these boxes? In ...
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Recommendations: configuring a 10GbE NAS stack for virtualisation storage

I'll try as hard as I can to word this so it is not considered a shopping list. We have been successfully running a dev/test ESXi environment for some time, with a couple of Dell PE2950III servers ...
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ZFS - destroying deduplicated zvol or data set stalls the server. How to recover?

I'm using Nexentastor on a secondary storage server running on an HP ProLiant DL180 G6 with 12 Midline (7200 RPM) SAS drives. The system has an E5620 CPU and 8GB RAM. There is no ZIL or L2ARC device. ...
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Puppet Operation not permitted on owner/group change

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with vboxheadless 4.2.10 and vagrant 1.2.7 to provision instances on a server. When I run vagrant up I get the following errors: err: ...
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Can idle NFS mounts on several clients impact performance

We had a NFS server at work which was working with slight lag. However as more mount points were getting created at several clients(serviced by the same server) we noticed the performance coming to a ...
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exportfs: internal: no supported addresses in nfs_client

I am trying to set up a NFS server on an AWS instance running SLES11. After installing nfs-utils, I tried to export a test share. Here is what my /etc/exports file looks like: /opt/share1 ...
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Term for a _____ of servers whose network shares are distinct from another _____ of servers [closed]

I'm looking for a term for use in documentation, and felt that SF users would have the more experienced set of terminologies compared to other sites. At work there are development servers in the ...