I have a volume exported:

/dev/disk5s2 on /Volumes/encrypted (hfs, NFS exported, local, nodev, nosuid, journaled)

The entry in the /etc/export is:

/Volumes/encrypted/paperwork -ro -fspath=/Volumes/encrypted

That volume is mounted by:

/usr/bin/hdiutil attach /Volumes/primary/encrypted/encrypted.dmg.sparsebundle

But from my client that does a simple:

 mount -t nfs -o vers=3,tcp,soft,noowners,rdonly "" "/Volumes/encrypted"

I get the error: "Permission denied".

Checked obvious things. I do have permission, showmount -e shows the mount point:

Airy:bin paulhargreaves$ showmount -e
Exports list on
/Volumes/encrypted/paperwork        Everyone

What to do next to troubleshoot?


Subtle whitespace error appeared to be the cause. Re-typing all the entries out and it worked.

  • Glad you resolved this issue. Please be sure to mark your answer as "accepted" when you are able. – jscott Jul 22 '12 at 0:51

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