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Autofs and udev rules to restrict usb permissions to groups

I need some help trying to figure out how to restrict the reading and writing access of usb devices. There are two groups on my system: usbreaders: only should have rights to access and read the usb ...
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automount mounts desired fs but shows no files

I know my question is very similar to Mount CIFS share with autofs. This OP describes my situation perfectly. However there are enough difference to warrant a new question. First, I am running CentOS ...
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Strange behaviour when mounting a samba share with autofs

I want to mount a samba share with autofs. autofs is configured with openLDAP, SSSD and kerberos. srv.xxxxxxx.net is the samba server (proxmox container, Debian 10) ldap2.xxxxxxx.net is the openldap (...
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autofs with samba, sssd, openldap, kerberos

I want to mount a samba share with autofs. srv.xxxxxxx.net is the samba server (proxmox container, Debian 10) ldap2.xxxxxxx.net is the openldap (proxmox container, Debian 10) gui.xxxxxxx.net is the ...
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AutoFS + Windows (CIFS 1.0) down + NGINX = Freeze

We've got auto-fs installed on a CentOS Linux release 7.5.1804 (Core). The config is as follows (comments omitted): /etc/autofs.conf [ autofs ] timeout = 500 browse_mode = no ...
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SSHFS: Transport endpoint not connected

There are a number of posts across the Stack Exchange sites relating to the issue in the title, but none seem to offer that great a solution. This post I guess is a shameless attempt to bump the issue ...
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User homes on CIFS with kerberos authentication

I have a CIFS share, which is presenting the share of the users homes on the same UNC path for every user. For authentication a kerberos ticket is used, which the user forwardes thorough his SSH ...
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Install packages that create home directory on automounted Linux servers

When installing certain packages, for example gitlab-runner, a directory needs to be created in /home/. If the home directories are automounted on NFS, then installation will fail. $ sudo apt ...
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Webserver farm with NFS share (autofs failure)

I am trying to set up the farm of webservers, consisting of the internal, external and worker servers. The actual sites content is stored on internal NFS server deep in internal network. All sites ...
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nfs mounts over wrong subnet when another mount happens first

I have a weird issue with an NFS server and clients that are connected over two separate private subnets. The private subnets are 10.1.0.0/255.255.0.0 and 10.2.0.0/255.255.0.0 addressed as .local and ...
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Ubuntu cannot mount CIFS share from autofs and KRB5

I've inherited an Ubuntu 14 Fileserver... VERSION="14.04.5 LTS, Trusty Tahr" Client machine is a fresh install of Ubuntu 18 VERSION="18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver)"<br> autofs/bionic-updates,...
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autofs ssh fuse and permissions issue

I have a mounted remote backup space on a Centos 6 to perform remote backups..which are doing fine.. without issues My /etc/auto.master file: /- /etc/auto.mymount uid=0,gid=0,--ghost My /etc/auto....
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Autofs is forgetting mount points

I have a set of mount points which I use autofs to access. They have been around for quite some time, and in systems I've inherited running CentOS6 admins before me have implemented cronjobs ...
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Monitoring NFS mounts for existence

The issue we are seeing is that some of our NFS mounted directories are disappearing. Literally just disappearing. They continue to exist at the server end. At the client (CentOS 7.4, using el-repo's ...
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Why does sssd query for all automountkeys when looking for a specific one?

I am attempting to convert autofs from using ldap maps to using sss maps. However, it appears that sssd wishes to query for all automount keys rather than just the specific one it needs. This is ...
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Mount multiple NFS-Servers

I have multiple nfs-servers running in my network. What is the best way to mount all servers on my ubuntu? While researching I came across multiple possible solutions: autofs, fstab, automount. Any ...
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autofs can't mount a remote dir with sshfs on the host with deprecated key algorithm

Here is my configuration: /etc/auto.master /mnt/10 /etc/auto.10 uid=0,gid=0,--ghost /etc/auto.10 root -fstype=fuse,allow_other,follow_symlinks,ssh_command=/etc/ssh/sshpass.10.sh :sshfs\#...
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Linux - Active Directory - autofs service

We integrated our Linux environment into our AD 2016. Now an additional request is to add autofs service, via AD, to provide to the admins (Linux-admins, DB-admins, Application-admins) their personal /...
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“Too many levels of symbolic links” in NFS via automount resolved by restarting Docker

This is bizarre and while I have a workaround, I'd prefer a permanent fix. I have a small group of GPU machines running Ubuntu 14.04 which I am using as workers for a cloud service that's effected ...
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CentOS 7 nfs server makes autofs nfs clients running macOS 10.11+ crash

I'm trying to figure out why macOS clients reboots when accessing files on a NFS home directory automounted from a CentOS 7 server. The exact same configuration works very well with CentOS 6 NFS ...
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Ubuntu/OpenLDAP/Autofs : local user instead of LDAP user

I mount home directories for my LDAP users trhough autofs. It works like a charm except with one computer. On LDAP logs, I have : ldap rpc.mountd[975]: authenticated mount request from 192.168.0.XX:...
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Autofs + Kerberos + NFSv4 works on RHEL, but not Ubuntu

We have our /home directories stored on a NetApp SVN, and are automounting them as NFSv4 with Kerberos. This seems to work flawlessly on RHEL7.x, however it will not work in Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04 no ...
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Autofs mounted /home/<user> not included in backup [closed]

I have autofs mounted shared /home directories setup on server and it is working perfectly, when i need dir, it is mounted automaticly, when i dont, it is not present. But now i am working on backup ...
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How to autocreate home directories in automounted NFS directory?

I have a NFS server at nfs.example.com:/users. I have a normal server at client.example.com. When I do su - user, I want it not only to automount /users/user, but I also want to create /users/user if ...
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Failing to prevent autofs from mounting over local home directory

In a previous question, the original poster asks how to prevent autofs to mount over a local home directory: How to prevent autofs from mounting over specific directories? I am facing a similar ...
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Password prompt when accessing samba share through autofs

We have a file server on Ubuntu Server 16.04 using Samba which uses an external LDAP server for authentication. Additionally, the LDAP server has an automount definition for the file server's Samba ...
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Mount CIFS-share with users Kerberos-Ticket

we want to mount shares through autofs. Nothing special we thought. But: this must be done in some complex active directory circumstances. What we have: integrated Ubuntu 14.04 workstations on which ...
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any autofs experts? how to get autofs and webdav to work together?

First off let me say that this is a repost of a question I posted in AskUbuntu. If this is against the rules then please remove this. Honestly, after further consideration of the topic I realized ...
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Automatically create home directory on NFS after LDAP login

My current situation is that I can successfully authenticate using ldap and pam, I also succeeded to use pam_mkdir to autocreate home directories in the /home filesystem. What now I'm trying to ...
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How do I mount a home catalog using cifs and autofs with Active Directory authentication on CentOS7?

I'm trying to integrate a CentOS7 client with Active Directy authentication and automatically mounting the user homedirs with cifs. I would prefer to use autofs, but I've so far been unable to make ...
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AutoFS/Automount doesnt mount ext4 imagefile on sshfs mount

I'm trying to automount an ext4 sparse imagefile on an sshfs mount but it doenst work like its supposed to be :/ I also mount the sshfs mount via autofs and this works like a charm but when I try to ...
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Autofs with multiple path parameters

autofs has a auto.master configuration file that assignes maps files to paths, and in these maps files we can define how to mount subdirectories of the paths from auto.master. These subdirectories can ...
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linux auto.nfs config gets updated periodically

I' have little experience with linux autofs. I can't help but keep noticing that files in /etc/ timestamps change periodically. From documentation, my understanding is fstab is supposedly fixed(...
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autofs mounting without passwords

I have an existing autofs Centos-Centos mount. I forgot how I set those up without having to require a password. # /etc/auto.folder folder -fstype=nfs,rw 10.10.10.1:/folder Now, I'm trying to setup ...
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ldap_add: Invalid DN syntax (34)

I am configuring my LDAP for roaming profiles using autofs, but when I run this command ldapadd -x -D "cn=admin,dc=example,dc=com" -W -f automount.ldif I get this error message ldap_add: Invalid DN ...
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CentOS 7 autofs wildcard mount not working

I've got a couple of CentOS 7 client machines authenticating against OpenLDAP right now. The next step is to get autofs working. Which I have, but my map loads all users at once. I'd like to avoid ...
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NFS with autofs: mounting /run/lock gives permissions error

I'm running Ubuntu server 14.04 as an NFS server to another 14.04 machine (one's a mail server the other a web server where I'd like to run the MailMan admin GUI). I'm using autofs to mount the ...
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Centos 7 autofs mount doesn't work right after reboot

I've setup autofs on Centos 7. However, it seems like after reboot, it took some time to mount /home/ directory, even when I 'cd' into it. It only succeeds after 3 tries: [root@localhost ~] cd /...
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How to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume with Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm attempting to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume via Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. I've set this up successfully between two Macs but I'm having a problem Ubuntu to Mac. I've setup the shared volume "...
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Correct use of autofs “hosts” map option?

Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I have an NFS server set up to export some directories. The client machine (also Ubuntu 14.04) is using autofs with the following in /etc/auto.master: /net -hosts suid But ...
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AutoFS mount multiple CIFS Shares to same directory

As long as I had only one mount everything was fine. file: /etc/auto.master /mnt /etc/auto.srv1_share1 file: /etc/auto.srv1_share1 sh1 -fstype=cifs,rw,user=jdoe,domain=srv1,noexec,password=xxx ://...
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Wrong ldap user and group IDs on nfs

we have users authentication driven by ldap and home directories shared on nfs server mounted by autofs. We recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on three new machines and added them to our infrastructure ...
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Oracle Database with autofs

We run our oracle databases (11 & 12) on NFS on Redhat 6. We do not use ASM. Is it acceptable to use autofs for all of the various oracle files? Thanks, Al
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Auto mount usb keys on a static point?

I want to create a script to backup data for casuals. They have to insert a usb key and just have to click on a script to backup data on it. Unfortunately, in Centos 6.6 auto mount change the mount ...
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How to mount a smb drive with different credentials (user name and password) on Linux?

Ok, I have here a laptop on which runs Linux (CentOS 7). The laptop will be used from different user's (which have all different login's on the laptop). We have in our network a Samba server. All ...
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RHEL6 autofs maps with subdirectories and LDAP

All the documentation I see shows, even for file based, mounts that will show up on the client computer like /test/mymount and you can have as many /test/mymount2 /test/mymountN as you want. What I ...
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Autofs and Samba not mounting on RHEL 7

I have a samba share entitles "scrolls" set up. Listing the samba share works just fine: [root@rhel7-client ~]# smbclient -L 192.168.1.2 Enter root's password: Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[...
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/etc/auto.master vs /usr/lib/systemd/system/*.automount in centos7

What's the difference/dependency between autofs and systemd automount and declarations in /etc/auto.master versus /usr/lib/systemd/system/*.automount in CentOS 7 ? Do they do exactly the same? If ...
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Why do some host volumes in Docker containers give the error “too many levels of symbolic links”?

I'm running docker with a host directory mounted: $ docker run -v /usr/groups/thing -ti imagename /bin/bash Files in /usr/groups/thing/foo are accessible: # ls /usr/groups/thing/foo a b c But ...
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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 ...