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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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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XenServer and ZFS via NFS

I'm trying to connect a NFS share to XenCenter. The NFS server is a ZFSGuru distro (uses FreeBSD). The zfs volume was exported like this: /sbin/zfs set sharenfs="on" temppool/share According to ...
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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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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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Accessing network share “No such file or directory”

I have a production server where i am using network share and on this particular server there are many network shares which are getting auto mounted depending on usage of shared folder. For ...
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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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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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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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Reconnect Attempts for CIFS share

I have a CIFS share mounted in the FSTAB on Ubuntu server, which connects to our NAS and works without issue. Last night we had an issue with the SAN for about 12 hours. We corrected the problem and ...
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NFS4 permission denied when userid does not match (even though idmap is working)

I have NFS4 setup with idmapd working correctly. ls -l from the client shows the correct user names, even though the user ids differ between the machines. However, when the user ids do not match, I ...
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NFS mount drops to read-only during intermittent network failure

I have an NFS mount (say to /opt/foo) on a RHEL5 install that occasionally drops to a read-only filesystem after a short network failure...I have control over this box but not over the network, so I ...
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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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Why does the “nocto” NFS mount option in Linux not prevent flush-on-close?

I've been learning about the close-to-open policy of NFS, which causes each file to be flushed to the server as it's closed, to ensure consistency across clients. (See ...
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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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nfs client in vmware: access denied by server?

I have 2 machines with identically configured /etc/fstab's and identical versions of Ubuntu LTS. Fstab otherhost:/otherdir /mnt/otherdir nfs defaults 0 0 When mounting an nfs client: mount ...
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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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Poor write performance on Debian server running NFS with 22TB exported JFS filesystem

I am currently running a debian server that is exporting a large JFS filesystem (22TB) over NFS (nfs-kernel-server.) When attempting to write to the NFS share, the performance is very poor. The 22TB ...
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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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mount: mount to NFS server 'IPADDRESS' failed: RPC Error: Program not registered

I've got two Redhat5/CentOS systems which share a folder. I'm trying to change the shared folder location, but I ran into this error on the machine on which the folder is mounted... How can I correct ...
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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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Moving pulseaudio out of home

We have a bunch of Ubuntu desktops with their home directories mounted as NFS shares. If an NFS connection is dropped, even for seemingly less than a second, pulseaudio loses its mind. The results ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...