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 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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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 ...
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NFS lock not working properly

I'm getting the following error on an oracle database. ORA-27086: unable to lock file - already in use It tries to lock a file that resides in an NFS mount. The NFS is on a loopback setup (long ...
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External HDD ESXi VM Snapshot backups

I have a couple of ESXi hosts running a few servers on each and would like to backup to my external drive plugged into one of my hosts. I have setup ghettoVCB scripts on each host with a list of my ...
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How to use LWRP on in AWS OpsWorks?

Ohai, ist there a way to use LWRP for Chef on AWS OpsWorks? How else would I execute this: nfs_export "/exports" do network '10.0.0.0/8' writeable false sync true options ['no_root_squash'] ...
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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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Process can't see recently created symlink on NFS

I have a small amount of old ubuntu desktops connected by a switch acting as a mini test cluster. The workers take commands from a master node via the SLURM queue manager. They share a data mount and ...
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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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existing files are “invisible” to some applications

I have a problem with accessing files on an ext4 file system mounted as type NFS on a Linux server running CENTOS 6.5. I know the files exist on this file system because I can see them when I ...
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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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nfs file transfers fail, “cp: cannot stat 'dir_name': No such file or directory” but sshfs works fine

We have a strange issue on our file server (Debian Wheezy 32-bit), where some files within folders contained in an nfs share fail during transfer using the cp command. Howerver, if we mount the same ...
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NFS server “access denied” after client Reboot

I have a number of NFS servers on a set of commercial NAS hardware we bought. I also have about 20-30 other machines that mount each of the NFS servers. Generally the setup works well, but I've ...
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NFS, Quota and LDAP

I have the following scenario in two servers with Debian: Server #1 OpenLDAP, NFS exporting /home Server #2 PAM with pam_ldap configured to authenticate against Server #1, /home directory mounted ...
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nfs autofs automount of exported filesystems is empty on nfs server

I am having issues with empty nfs automounts on the nfs server itself. I'm running RHEL5.7 64bit exporting 4 directories as follows: /export/site/server13 *(fsid=0,rw,sync,crossmnt) ...
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Unable to mount the file system from server to client while booting through network

I want a client which loads kernel and file system from the server through network. Till now, On server side, i changed the settings in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf to get an ip-address to the client. After ...
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Why are nearly all my NFS calls for syscltid and syscltidconf?

I manage an installation with 1 server running Ubuntu 12.04 and 60 Raspberry Pi microcontrollers running raspbian. Each Pi mounts an NFS drive from the server to read new code and store logs. We ...
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Fedora nfs mount disappears

I have a small host running Fedora 18 (3.6.11), with nfs server set to serve /mnt/dir. The problem on the client running Fedora (3.11.6) after just a minute or so the mount disappears. SELinux is ...
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KVM permission denied on qcow2 disk over NFS

CentOS 6.3 running libvirt 0.10, trying to access/run a vm using a qcow2 on a Windows Server 2008 NFS mount. I tried nfsvers-3 when mounting but not luck, I get permission denied, presumably because ...
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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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Dovecot won't deliver the first mail to a mailstore on nfs share

I'm building a mail platform using Dovecot/postfix/MySQL/iredmail/etc. The business end is on Ubuntu 13.04, the mailstore is an NFS share on Ubuntu 12.04. Now when I try to send a mail to a new ...
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Consequences of exposing VM storage on same subnet as VM's and hypervisor

I recently purchased a RAID array to store my VM's and segregate the storage from the host machine. Since my needs are pretty simple I've configured the VM's to bridge with the host network (I think ...
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FOG Server NFS Issue

I am having an issue with the Free Open Ghost server. I set it up on Ubuntu server, and have Ubuntu mounting an SMB share to it's /images directory (my server has a small internal boot disk). Fog's ...
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nfs-common (statd) no longer starting

I have a pretty standard Debian 5.0.2 system (2.6.26-2-amd64 kernel), with a 4-core Phenom processor. Everything has been working great for years, and suddenly during a reboot, I got an error message ...
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Troubleshooting NFS authentication problems

I am trying to mount a krb5p NFS export. For this I have followed these instructions. Line in /etc/exports: /home/users ...
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iSCSI and NFS file locking and concurrency

I've got a linux host that need to mount a data share located on a NAS. The choice is between NFS v3 (NAS limitation) and iSCSI. The initial idea was to have a NFS mount to the file server that ...
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NFS server refusing hostname that is allowed

I can't get a client to mount an NFS share that is being exported using a wildcard domain name. Setup: The NFS server is running DNSMasq for DHCP and DNS. the NFS export file has /export ...
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Dual Linux NFS Server Failover - nfsv4leastime / nfsv4gracetime

first time here posting, i hope i won't do many mistakes. I've a setup with 2 NFS server. They're using corosync/pacemaker + drbd to offer active/passive nfs server. Distro used is Ubuntu latest LTS ...
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Ubuntu client can't mount Nexenta NFS

I have a Nexenta storage box (Solaris), which exports an NFS share. Mac OS X and older Ubuntu clients can mount the NFS share just fine without any special options. Later version of Ubuntu simply ...
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Windows 7 NFS client slow

I have a CentOS 6 VM running on a Windows 7 host. I have NFS server running on the VM, and mounting it via windows' built-in NFS client on the windows host. However, it is incredibly slow. Namely, ...
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Remote home, two desktops at the same time: firefox and thunderbird can't be run on both

We're using Ubuntu desktops with remote homes mounted via NFS. It's working ok overall, but we're facing a problem now with thunderbird and firefox. Some users have two identical desktops running at ...
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Mounting share over VPN

I have a CentOS 5 web server which currently mounts a NFS export on my Mac OS X 10.7 laptop. It works great, except over VPN I can't get it to mount at all. I tried SMBUp but haven't been able to get ...
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Executed PHP files are stale unitl “touched” (Symlinked NFS mount as web root)

We have a PHP application that has 3 web servers (running Nginx and Apache). The web server's directory root are symlinked directories that point to an NFS mount. For example: web01 has an NFS mount ...
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www-data is unable to write to an NFS share

On Debian Squeeze, I created an NFS share with these options rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check,insecure and on the other Debian Squeeze I can successfully mount it and read write with root, but ...
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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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How to setup WIndows 2008 as a NFS server for clonezilla

This sounded like an easy task to me, use clonezilla to image a laptop to a windows 2008 R2 NFS server. I got the clonezilla Live CD to boot on the Laptop. I got into the command line. I was able ...
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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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Insecure NFS ports on OpenBSD server

I have a OpenBSD 4.9 server running. Now I am trying to set up NFS shares on that server. I can set it up using secure ports. However it isn't possible to mount the shares from OS X without using the ...
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nfs error on rhel6

I have a server with NFS, LDAP, and Autofs configured for export the /home, but every time i try mount nfs in my client desktop, the receive this error in Server: Cannot export /home, possibly ...
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Apache over NFS needs remount after certain file changes

I have 2 web servers that share files over NFS. When we update our php code to a new version, our update script moves the existing directory and copies in the new version in its place. We make the ...
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Amazon Ec2 nfs permission problem

After sharing the file from nfs server the ownership and group looks like nobody nobody. so how do i change the same permission as what i have in nfs server? Please suggest. Thanks in advance.
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rpc.mountd segfaults when trying to mount an nfs share

I have a pair of QNAP TS859U-RP nas devices running Linux version 2.6.33.2. These boxes are based on Debian. They are experiencing the same failure. When I try to mount an nfs share there is a timeout ...
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Rsync over NFS with QoS: How to view real transfer speed?

We have a bandwidth limit between a Linux server and a NAS, created using 'tc' with an IP filter. When writing to an NFS mount of the NAS, rsync claims a very high transfer speed for each file and ...
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NFS SSH Tunnel - High CPU Usage

I have an NFS server set up, and application servers connect to it via an SSH tunnel. The first problem I am facing is that when large files (or many small files) is transferred between the app ...
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RabbitMQ and persistence (blocking writes?)

I want to create a RabbitMQ server on a virtual machine (VMware) to be used in production. It will contain persistent queues. I'm wondering if it is a bad idea to store the server on a NAS that's ...