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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mounting NFS share fails with “Stale file handle” error

How can I resolve this error and access the share? NFS server: 192.168.1.5 (ubuntu) NFS client: 192.168.1.6 (osmc) Contents of /etc/exports on ubuntu: /storage/share/media/Movies ...
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NFS server in Vista?

Does Vista Ultimate features a NFS server? I have very little experience in this area, but I have a unix-based device which can mount nfs shares and I would like to serve files to it. Is this possible ...
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Mounting NFS server through SSH reverse tunnel

Here is my setup: Office computer in a network, with no way to access from outside, (OC) embedded computer in the field (FC) Server in the office, containing data to which the field computer needs ...
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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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Attach a volume and set internal IP on boot

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 based NFS server AMI wrapped with a Launch Configuration and an Auto Scaling Group of just a single instance (min/max/req). This is just to make sure that if the server goes ...
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Setting up an NFS mount with an apache server [closed]

I have a total of 5 different server: 3 x Apache Servers One NFS server One Primary DNS I would like to set up an NFS mount to the Apache servers. So far I have installed NFS on the NFS server and ...
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NFS issue brings down entire vSphere ESX estate

I experienced an odd issue this morning where an NFS issue appeared to have taken down the majority of my VMs hosted on a small vSphere 5.0 estate. The infrastructure itself is 4x IBM HS21 blades ...
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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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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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Measure & benchmark the speed & latency of file access on a mounted NFS share

I have a Linux Centos system that mounts some NFS shares, what technique can I use to measure the I/O speed/latency/rate when reading and writing files from that share? Could this technique also be ...
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NFS Mounts/ Failed reboot - Race Condition?

I recently suffered the joy of a server crash (Ubuntu 12.04) and a subsequent failure to reboot. It appears that the OS attempted to mount the NFS shares in the /etc/fstab file before networking had ...
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Why is an nfs server mounted as rw returning read only filesystem errors

I am working on a Ubuntu Server 64bit. I have mounted an nfs as rw, but whenever I try to edit anything on the mountpoint in question, I get a read-only filesystem error my etc/fstab reads: # ...
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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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How to allow writing locally on read-only NFS Partition

I created my own PXE/NFS network boot server on Ubuntu 12.04 as explained here. I can write to files on client side if I change /etc/exports file like this on server side: /srv/ubuntulivecd/ ...
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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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NFS poor write performance

I have two machines connected with 10Gbit Ethernet. Let one of them be NFS server and another will be NFs client. Testing network speed over TCP with iperf shows ~9.8 Gbit/s throughput in both ...
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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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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 mounts not visible for other users in system

Recently I faced an issue of limited visibility of mounted NFS shares on windows 2008 server. Situation is like this: as user A I have mounted NFS share (from linux server) as User A I'm executing ...
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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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Systemd: start a unit after another unit REALLY starts

In my particular case I want to start remote-fs unit after all glusterfs completely starts. My systemd files: glusterfs target: node04:/usr/lib/systemd/system # cat glusterfsd.service [Unit] ...
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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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vagrant ssh - asks for password after adding synced_folder

I can vagrant ssh into my box fine Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.16.0-30-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ Last login: Mon Apr 13 13:05:26 2015 from 10.0.2.2 ...
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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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Storing backups on a remote filesystem

I have a FreeNAS solution, in which I'll would like to save my backups. Currently I was doing some scripting to rsync/tarball, but I want a something more easy to manage, so I figure out, to run a ...
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NFS performs ways worse than SSHFS, how can I debug?

Situation: zfs server over 10GbE p2p at 192.168.201.1 running omnios, debian client at 192.168.201.2. The nfs performs fairly well on big files but horribly slow on small ones. For instance, cp -r ...
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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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NFS: client does not see new files created on server (caching?)

The NFS server is a SLES11SP3, here is the exports statement: /media/data *domain.com(rw,sync,no_root_squash,fsid=1) I suspect this is a caching issue on the client (RHEL6), however I believe I ...
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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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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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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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Problems on mounted NFS: 'No such file or directory' but files and directories exist

So we are having a medium-sized NFS4 storage server running CentOS 6.6 exporting an NFS share /storageDat (which is the NFS root, with two RAID volumes bound in there: ./dat1 and ./dat2); Export ...
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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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Put “.nfs” files created by NFS client in another location?

The setup is a Linux machine that mounts a filesystem over NFS. There is a process that needs to recursively remove directories on the NFS filesystem and ensure the directories are successfully ...
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How to achieve multiple NFS/TCP connections to the same server?

I'm trying to maximize the NFS/TCP bandwidth between a Linux client and a single NFS server over a 10Gbps link. Although each NFS mount has its own device (major/minor), everything comes down to a ...
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Passing Linux NFS traffic through Windows Server 2008

We are developing an embedded device that runs on Linux and uses NFS mounts to aid in development. We are working in two private network spaces (172.16.x.y and 192.168.0.n). The 192 network contains ...
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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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Random machine hangs with NFSv4 on CentOS/RHEL 6.5

We have an in-house "compute farm" with about 100 CentOS (free re-distribution of RHEL) 5.7 and 6.5 x86_64 servers. (We are in the process of upgrading all the 5.7 boxes to 6.5.) All these machines ...
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rsnapshot Freezes when Backing up to NFS Mount

I've got a Server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 server that has been doing periodic back-ups to an NFS mounted NAS using rsnapshot for several months now without issue. Last week we added a few more ...
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Is this possible/advisable to establish SAMBA share across domains?

I realize this question will likely turn out rather complex and require a lenghty description. Likewise there’ll probably not be any short simple answer. I’ve got a large data-store (a SAN) that is ...
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NFS service fails on LX-Containers

When I restart NFS daemon on my LX-Container I see below mssages service nfs restart Shutting down NFS daemon: [FAILED] Shutting down NFS mountd: ...
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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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Use VPNC only for NFS mount

I have a configured and working vpnc connection. I have a configured and working NFS mount. My local computer is the client. The NFS server is remote (in the same rack as the other end of the VPN ...
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having trouble setting up NFS server on centos 6.5

Setup: Provider: Linode nfs server: a linode with centos 6.5 nfs client: a linode with centos 6.5 When I tried mounting mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting x.x.x.x:/shared This is ...
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NFS randomly mounts wrong server

I have run into a problem with NFS which has me baffled. I can't even come up with a plausible explanation for it. I have ten machines: slave1 (10.0.0.10) - slave10 (10.0.0.20) Each one runs NFS ...
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Sudo keeps asking for password on / mounted over NFS

I have a diskless server booting Ubuntu 14.04 with / taken from NFS. I use nfs-kernel-server. I have some strange behaviour of sudo and locate. sudo keeps asking for passwords despite the Defaults ...
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ESXi 5 NFS mount with credentials

Is it possible for an ESXi 5 host to mount a remote NFS share using credentials other than root? (The default)? If so, how would one setup those credentials and mount from VSphere?
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Python libraries slow to load from NFS mount point

Several of our computers are diskless, and they load their Python libraries from an NFS mount point across the network. This means it can take up to three minutes to start up a Python process that ...
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NFS: can't unmount when server goes down. Must “fake” fsid on server1, NO SOLUTION WORKS ON SERVERFAULT

I have dir1 and dir2 NFS mounted to server2 from server1. If server1 suddenly dies or must be rebooted, AND dir1 and dir2 were not first unmounted on server2, then a remount of dir2 always fails ...
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No acl on nfs mount in linux?

I have several RHEL6 machines. One is exporting an nfs mount to the rest. I have ACL's set on the server (set using setfacl -m), but none of the clients are seeing any of them. Here is my export on ...