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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Mapping UID and GID of local user to the mounted NFS share

I have a server with NFSv4. I am mounting contents of the home folder of remote user to local host. Able to read and write contents, but when I am checking ownership of files at the mounted volume ...
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How can I access to a folder as it was one on my own server but on a remote?

I need to provide to an application data in folder but this folder is on remote server. I know I can use NFS or SAMBA but I'm not a sysadmin, and I just know how to set up such mount point, as a ...
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Mounting NFS3 using Kerberos and AD

I've got a Linux server (Centos 5.6) that needs to automount home directories from a Windows (Server 2008) NFS share using Kerberos. The share mounts (with the nobody user and group) if authentication ...
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A same file displays different time stamp and permissions between local file system and NFS

I created a nfs share entry mzhu@zeus:/share$ cat /etc/exports /share *(rw,async,insecure) From the local file system, execute 'ls -al' in /share. The output is mzhu@zeus:/share$ ls -al total 20 ...
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NFS hide /export from path

How can I share FolderA on ServerA so that my client can simply access it as ServerA:/FolderA if FolderA is not in / ? Lets say FolderA is actually /usr/local/test/RandomName I can use bind in ...
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Fault-tolerant network file sharing protocol

I have a server A which stores files, and a server B with an NFS-v3 mount to server A. When server A fails to respond for any reason, any read request made on B will hang during a long time (several ...
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Setting up a multi-host SAN

I'm looking for some advice on setting-up multi-host I/O access on our SAN: I have a blade enclosure (PowerEdge1000e) containing an Equallogic PS-M4110 storage blade with a single RAID6 volume ...
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NFS Over OpenVPN: Top Performance Boosters

I have two VPS's - One is running 2008 Server R2 and the other is a Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I am using the Windows VPS for RD sessions for Quickbooks and a couple other apps and using the Ubuntu ...
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NFS mount share from Linux AD authentication to Linux with NIS authentication

I have two machines: Linux with AD authentication and running NFS server Linux with NIS authentication Problem: When I try to mount any share from first machine (AD authentication) to second (NIS ...
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Windows 2008 NFS, find command not working recursively on unix client

I have a Windows 2008 Storage server configured for NFS service. I am using a FreeBSD client to mount share from the storage server. Every thing works fine like copying, deleting files etc. However, ...
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NFS on Btrfs on multi-devices .vs. Glusterfs on distributed-volume?

I considering a storage for Email. This storage system run on my own private cloud (already replicated), then i does not care about replication. I'm thinking about 2 options: 1- I will create few ...
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rsnapshot over NFS issue

I have a VPS configured with a webhost which I need to backup regularly. I have also purchased a 'backup disk' which is simply an NFS mount on another of their servers. I have configured rsnapshot to ...
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How to mount an NFS share in a VM guest?

We have a machine with Win7-x64 installed. On this machine, with VirtualBox, we're running a guest Fedora-x64. We've defined an NFS share on this Fedora instance. Here is the entry in /etc/exports: ...
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Using NFS-root with bonded interfaces

I would like to configure our servers to boot with an NFS-root with two bonded interfaces. I managed to successfully set up the NFS-root with one network interface using a NFS-root enabled initrd ...
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sshfs handling hangs

I have 2 servers (linux), one for PHP application, second for static files serving. I want to mount directory from static server in application directry so I could write / read files on static server ...
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Exporting Linux shares to Linux clients with no per-share group authentication and no permission issues

Given one Linux server, and many Linux clients, I need to export some shared directories from the server. The behavior I want to obtain is really simple: a group of users can use a shared space on the ...
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NFS denies mount, even though the client is listed in exports

We have a couple of servers (part of an HPC cluster) in which we're currently seeing some NFS behavior which is not making sense to me. node1 exports its /lscratch directory via NFS to node2, mounted ...
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cannot access new drive through nfs

I am running nfs-kernel-server to access my files on my linux machine(ubuntu - /share). The disk I have been using is full. So I have added a new disk and mounted it to /share/data. My other pc mounts ...
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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 is ignoring anonuid?

On NFS server I've got user with UID=1024 and GID=1204. On client side too. Both servers are CentOS 6.4 (2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64). Right now anonuid/anongid is not working. Files aren't mapped to ...
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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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NFS daemon not starting up with error message “Kernel does not have pseudo root support”

My nfs daemon is not starting up anymore. I see the following entries in the syslog: Sep 26 18:21:10 VOXWEBPRODDHNCGN001 mountd[3401]: Kernel does not have pseudo root support. Sep 26 18:21:10 ...
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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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NFS compound failed for server foosrv: error 7 (RPC: Authentication error)

I'm setting up an Ubuntu NFS server with a Solaris 10 client. The basic configuration looks okay to me, and it was also working for some time. I'm getting an "RPC: Authentication error" message on the ...
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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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NFS and mounted subdirectories

I have two physical disks mounted as such: sda1 -> /mnt/storage sdb1 -> /mnt/storage/homes I've exported /mnt/storage as an NFS share. The client sees all of the contents of /mnt/storage, ...
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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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PVFS with a NAS in RAID : good match?

I have to test PVFS i/O performance on a big file. First I am trying on a small csv file contains 1 000 000 rows. My computing is simple : it consists to get the number of differents pattern in 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 ...
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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 headaches with FreeBSD 4.9

Once upon a time, this used to work, and I kept the configuration the same, but... now nothing. I'm just trying to get an NFS server set up on a FreeBSD 4.9 server. The process should be about as ...
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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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How can I use mount a NetApp NFS drive on Windows so I can create symlinks on it?

I tried two ways of mounting a NetApp NFS drive on a Windows server: Mounting using SMB/CIFS from NetApp Mounting as a NFS drive using Windows NFS Sevices With none of them, Windows did not let me ...