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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Amazon Linux AMI for NFS between multiple EC2 servers

So I've been trying to create a Dropbox like system to allow multiple EC2 instances to work with the same files. I'm writing the programs that actually modify the files myself, and I'm not worried ...
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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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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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NFS on Godaddy VPS

I'm having big trouble trying to setup nfs sharing folder between 2 VPS I have on GoDaddy, Tried to follow lots of step-by-step guides to do this, but I can't start NFS service, I get this error when ...
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Mounting an NFS or SMB share onto OSX only while connected to VPN

I'm setting up my machine to connect to network share resources at the place I work (there are NFS shares and SMB shares). This access is only possible through VPN. So my question is, Is there a way ...
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Spontaneously unmounting NFS exports and nicstat network activity

We have one server which exports two partitions which are massive (one is 61 TB, the other is 28 TB), and we have a lot of users reading and writing to these when mounted on another machine. We have ...
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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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Access xfs quota info from NFS client

I've got an xfs filesystem (on a Centos 6.4 server) mounted via NFS on a client server (Centos 6.3). I can't seem to access the quota info from the client. It simply returns nothing for xfs_quota -c ...
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HPC / EC2 - optimizing NFS for relialibility

In AWS-EC2, I've set-up a cluster of linux virtual machines made of an NFS fileserver and many clients. If the number of clients is above ~20, under heavy I/O, I am experiencing loss of file ...
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Is it possible to speed up network filesystem by sth like unionfs, aufs?

I need to speed up slow, large storage with local SSD drive. I figured out I could do this with union filesystems. Here are results with nginx reading data from: local SSD alone: ~140 ...
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Apache 2 performance reading from NFS fileserver on EC2

I'm trying to setup an environment with ELB and 4 EC2 m1.large running Apache 2 reading from another EC2 m1.small NFS v3 server. I'm using Apache Benchmark to measure the performance in requests per ...
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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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What are the most common reasons for NFS auto mounts to fail?

Of course I need to solve a particular problem, but I'm hoping some more general answers on "how to troubleshoot automounting nfs" come up that will help more people with similar symptoms. We've got ...
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Do you need to advertise an AFP service via Avahi for an Ubuntu Server to show up in OSX Finder?

I am only advertising an NFS share plus the "model", and I don't want to install extra services on the Server unless I have to, ie netatalk, as it is used solely for NFS exports. Currently there is ...
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NFSv3 + ACL: mask is gone on clients

I'm sharing a NFS folder among a user group. The default umask on the clients is 0700, and this is a problem because newly created files won't be readable/writable by another users. So, I'm using ...
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Track source of heavy NFS usage?

The NFS my group uses has been getting extremely sluggish recently. Is it possible to track the processes, across a network of multiple machines of course, that are causing this heavy usage? ...
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Netboot Debian (wheezy) from NFS v4

Is it possible to boot Debian Wheezy from NFS v4? Bootwing with NFS v3 works just fine. NFS v4 not. This is in my /etc/exports: /nfs ...
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Mounted NFS directory not writable by Apache / PHP

Need some help here with NFS. Here's what I have (all servers running CentOS 5.6 with SELinux): 172.17.20.1 - Primary server with static IP. Varnish redirects requests to the web servers. 172.17.20.2 ...
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Why nfs transfer speed is slower than http?

Consider I have a large file on my nfs server. The server and my desktop is connected by 100mbps network. If I mount a directory on my desktop and then try to copy a big file to local fs I have speed ...
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Serve an NFS mount over TFTP

I have a FreeBSD server on which I would like to run a TFTP server (for PXE). My daemon of choice is tftp-hpa and I have it configured to serve from /tftpboot properly. It works unless I mount ...
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ubuntu mount nfs only if user is in group

I have basic-to-medium advanced network setup at my work. We run an ubuntu 10.04 fileserver serving a few different directories (including /home) over NFS and all client machines (various ubuntu ...
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Centos 5.6 NFS client hangs on file/dir operation on mount, but 10+ other clients (same machine builds) all fine?

I've got an NFS server which is happily serving out files to 10 NFS clients (and has been doing so for 18 months+). I recently noticed that one of the clients has stopped working correctly, NFS ...
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NFS mount connectivity status location in Centos

Centos server that establishes a NFS mount on bootup using /etc/fstab, NOT automount. I assume there was a network issue between the two servers that caused the one to drop its mount. After a ...
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Tuning based on DataOntap NetDiag

I have a IBM N-series 3700 (NetApp Filer) running data ontap 7.4. When I run netdiag I get: The TCP receive window advertised by NFS client x.x.x.x is 5888. This is less than the recommended value of ...
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rpcbind causing very high load on Fedora 10 system with nfs

I've got a Fedora 10 system that's exporting some file systems via NFS. One of the exported file systems is used very heavily on a client system when I run a search engine indexer. The file activity ...
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NFS proxy / re-export

I have a situation where I need to mount a few NFS shares on a series of clients on replicated VM networks. So their source IP addresses are not unique. In between the client and the server there is a ...
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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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CentOS 5.4 NFS v4 client file permissions differ from original files & NFS Share file contents

Having a strange problem with NFS share and file permissions on the 1 out of the 2 NFS clients, web1 has file permissions issues but web2 is fine. web1 and web2 are load balanced web servers. So ...
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NFS to share FTP server storage

We use FTP server to distribute a lot of files.Hard links are used extensively as we have a lot of identical files named differently. We also have a secondary FTP/WWW server as failover for the ...
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NFSv4 with Kerberos - idmap stops working after ~35 minutes

All machines are running CentOS 6.5. We have about 85 client machines doing a Kerberized NFSv4 mount (sec=krb5p) to a server. This weekend, the server was changed (serverA changed to serverB). ...
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Input/output error when attempting to mount a Windows NFS share

I created the Windows Server 2012 share using: PS C:\Windows\system32> nfsshare testshare2=C:\testshare2 -o anon=yes anonuid=0 anongid=0 rw=uuu.uuu.uuu.uuu testshare2 was shared successfully ...
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OS X 10.10 hard-coded absolute paths to network home directory

We have our users home directories on NFS servers. In the past, when we used 10.7, this was just a little problematic... every now and then, either from someone logging in at two different machines ...
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showmount -e fails from one node

When I run: showmount -e <IP> rpc mount export: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Connection reset by peer mount <IP>:/path /mnt mount.nfs: Connection reset by peer But mount -t nfs -c ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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 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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SAMBA+NIS on Linux with Windows 7/8/10 clients

I'm trying to figure out if it is possible to run a samba server on a Linux distribution with a NIS service and use them in conjunction with a Widnows 7/8/10 client to make it work as it's local ...
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Scalability of multiple keytabs, Linux NFS client/server and Windows AD KDC

I have kerberized NFSv3 working with a generic Linux NFS server and multiple Linux clients with a Windows AD 2012 domain for the Kerberos Realm. Windows KDC requires that when you create a keytab for ...
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nfs, mounted loop devices

I'm usign a Debian server (Jessie) as an NFS server. All exported NFS-shares are mounted filesystems using loop devices. They are mounted in the fstab without any special options & the mountpoints ...
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Windows NFS client keeps writing read-only with on NFS server with squash_all

We have a Debian 8 with an NFS server exported with "/client-share *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=1000)" that works just fine when transferring files from a Windows ...
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Mount NFS Share Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to mount an NFS share setup on my Synology Server to my Windows Server 2012 server. Here's what I've tried: net use Z: \[ip address][share folder] /user:xxxxx [password]' mount ...
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NFS Server “outbound” bandwidth consumption

I need to understand about something in NFS (Server). Let say i have: Two Different Clouds (One Server on each) One NFS Server One Apache Server (as the NFS Client) with a NFS Mounted Directory ...
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How to manage the nfs client after a nfs service restart?

After a restart of the NFS service, how do I manage the clients? All the clients I have do not have an NFS entry in the /etc/fstab, so I will not be able to do mount -a to refresh the connections. ...
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in-memory-cache of specific files from NFS

I have some diskless machines and they mount a disk through NFS4. I want the machines to maintain a cache of specific files in their own memory. The machines don't modify the files and only read them ...
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nfs mount passwordless login

Setup: OS : CentOS5 node 1 : 172.16.1.1 sandbox1.local node 2 : 172.16.1.2 sandbox2.local The nodes have the hostnames in the hots file. Pinging to each other works fine. Problem: My home is ...
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Fedora 21 NFSv4 mount hangs for a long time, then times out; showmount -e works

I have a fedora 21 server with the following /etc/exports: /mnt/scainet 192.168.1.0/24(rw,sync) On my client on the same subnet, connected to the server through a hub, I run mount -t nfs ...
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NFS fails to mount through openvpn tunnel

I am trying to establish an nfs connection through an openvpn tunnel. It really anoying and i dont know what to try next. The connectein test has been made on several platforms now. used ...
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NFS permissions on a directory

I feel stupid not knowing this, but alas, I need to ask. I have a few directories being automounted via NFS on my CentOS boxes. Source is a Dell NAS or Openfiler (which we are working on migrating ...