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overlapping NFS shares

in /etc/exports I have: /home XXX.XXX.XXX.128/25(rw,no_subtree_check,root_squash) 192.168.1.0/24(rw,no_subtree_check,root_squash) /home/user XXX.XXX.XXX.128/25(rw,no_subtree_check,root_squash) 192....
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NFS4 background client wont start on reboot and connection timeout

The Sort Version A NFS4 mount in fstab normally starts a background service to keep retrying when the mount host is not available. However only during a reboot and on a connection timeout does the ...
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General Quesiton about where to mount a RAID VD volume, etc

We recently re-installed UBUNTU on a system that had UBUNTU system on a 500 GB RAID VD (1 slot) and DATA on another RAID VD (5 slots, RAID 5). After booting up the new system the RAID VD ...
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Does automounting /home on NFS allow users created on server to log into client

I thought I had gotten /home mounting via nfs from my server to clients properly. I do not think I do. If you are on the server and make a user, you cannot then go over to the client and log in as ...
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Dynamic mounting of remote shares for users

We have a storage solution for home directories and project directories and will use NFSv4 to mount these. To mount home directories it is straightforward, as pam_mount reads the home directory from ...
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How do you get systemd to reparse /etc/fstab auto mounts?

If x-systemd.automount entries are modified in /etc/fstab, how do I get systemd to reparse the entries?
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auto mount several SD cards (one after the other) to the same directory

I have several SD cards with contents of type cont_A that I would like to mount to /mnt/cont_A if one of them is plugged into the computer. I have as well several SD cards with contents of type cont_B ...
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How to use systemd as automount for cifs when uids and paths needs to be set up on demand?

I'm trying to convert an autofs setup to systemd for user home dirs through cifs. In essence the problem is to provide the mount command with uid, gid, cruid and UNC per user account when the mount is ...
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With a ZFS root install, which partitions need to be `canmount=noauto` and why?

With a ZFS root install, which partitions need to be canmount=noauto and why? I am looking at a fresh installation of Ubuntu 20.04 with ZFS on root. I am using these instructions on the openzfs site, ...
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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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usb stick “not authorized to perform”

Hello (sorry for my poor english). I have a fresh install of desktop clients linux mint 19.2 with a NIS authentication. Local users can plug usb-stick and it automount without problem. On the other ...
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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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Automount nfs on redhat 7.2 not works

I have the following nfd share folder on my linux client ( redhat 7.2 ) master1:/nfs 41932800 6601728 35331072 16% /nfsshare we decided to use the service auto fs in case this share ...
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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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Is there any way to get an AD bound linux system to mount home directories from a Windows server?

We've been experimenting with integrating linux systems into what is largely a Windows domain, with a Windows-based Active Directory server. After considerable trial and error, we have successfully ...
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Retry mount NFS share if failed

I have a NFS share that mounts from /etc/fstab, so that it mounts on boot. But if the NFS share isn't available on boot, how can I make it so that it retries until it can mount it?
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Automount LDAP home folders in client machines

I have created couple of users on my ldap, and setup a couple of ubuntu ldap client machines, where users can login with their accounts. I now want to share their home folders and make it centralised ...
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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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Automount LDAP home directories on custom directory

Im trying to automount home directories which exported from an IPA server to a client.The setup is the following one : auto.master: /home/ldap /etc/ldap.file ldap.file : * -rw,sync server:/home/...
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Automount mac home directories using NFS4

I'm trying to set up automounting of user home directories using NFSv4 on Mac clients. Everything appears to work as expected except for logins via the Mac GUI. These hang with a spinning cursor. ...
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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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unable to find suitable address when attempting to mount folder shared with samba

I am running into issues attempting to mount a folder on a CentOS server, which was shared from another CentOS server. I set it up following option two on https://www.howtogeek.com/176471/how-to-share-...
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sssd ldap authentication cannot automount home directories

I have managed to setup ldap authentication. but I do not manage to have the home directories automatically mount when logged in. the auto.master and auto.home are stored in the ldap. this is my ...
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showmount is not showing any files while setting up and automount nfs server

I was following a bunch of live sessions about how to setup an nfs server. I created the file exports in /etc/exports and the file contained the following: /data -rw *(rw,no_root_sqush) I ...
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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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Automount ATA/SCSI drives with systemd

I am attempting to automatically mount all ATA/SCSI drives on boot using systemd and udev without utilizing /etc/fstab. This is necessary because filesystems need to be mounted on directories named ...
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Scriptless automount for systemd Linux systems

What is the proper way to do a boot/hot-plug automount for ATA and USB storage devices on Linux systems using systemd without requiring a GUI or a user having to be logged in? It seems that calling ...
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Eject device requires root rassword after automount

I configured automount utility to mount my usb flash drive when it's plugged. It also sets my current user as owner of mountpoint, but when I'm trying to ejevt flash drive, I'm prompted a passsword. ...
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Mount remote https volumes over https from command line [closed]

My mailprovider (mail.com) offers free storage space. I would like to mount the storage in /etc/fstab on Linux, so that the storage comes up on boot. It seems to be possible to mount the volume in ...
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Automount smb drive on OSX

I have been trying to achieve smb drive automounting on OS Sierra but I am unable to do it properly. I hacked /etc/fstab which seems to work on this OS to the point that I am unable to force it to ...
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Create a new VHD and mount it without DiskManagement window popup with Powershell

How can I create and mount a new VHDX volume without a drive letter assigned? On some servers I get the behaviour described below, on others it works like it should. So there must be a system setting ...
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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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How to include spaces in mount points for automount?

On macOS I am attempting to set up an automount for a mount point with spaces. /etc/auto_master contains: # # Automounter master map # +auto_master # Use directory service /net ...
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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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LDAP schema edit

I have default LDAP schema (389 DS instance) with the following objectClasses: objectClasses: ( 1.3.6.1.1.1.2.17 NAME 'automount' DESC 'An entry in an automo unter map' SUP top STRUCTURAL MUST ( cn $...
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Group Policy applied but Network Drive wont show up

Server 2012 DC + Server 2012 on the client side. I have the following group policy in place: The policy is applied when I run gpresult /r /scope computer: Yet the drive does not show up. Also the ...
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Trouble automounting NFS share on Centos 7

I have a fresh install of Centos 7. I cannot seem to auto mount an NFS share located on 192.168.254.105:/srv/nfsshare from the Centos client. Mounting the share manually however, works perfectly. /...
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Automount a samba share using fstab cifs in a debian virtualbox

When i run: mount -a as root user in my virtualbox machine i will get the samba share mounted, so my settings in my /etc/fstab are working: //192.168.0.99/download /vagrant/Downloads cifs ...
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boot2docker, docker mount.vboxsf: automount mounting failed with the error: No such file or directory [closed]

I am trying to automount an OS folder (Windows 8) not in the user folder into boot2docker on its init script, but run into the above error. Mounting works fine when I run it manually: sudo ...
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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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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Not mounted correctly

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). In some cases, the USB drive is incorrectly mounted on /...
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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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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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Mounting a webdav share to its original Linux server

Ok, so normally, a server provides a webdav share, and that can be accessed by mounting it on some other computer. What I want to do is to mount it (permanently) not elsewhere, but on the actual ...
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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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Windows: Automounter daemon for NFS?

Unix has autofs for automounting NFS. I find it wonderful to be able to: cd /nfs/my.nfsserver.example.org/exporteddir/mydir and have autofs lookup the DNS name my.nfsserver.example.org, mount ...
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How to prevent autofs from stalling system when nfs share is not available

This problem has been there in OpenSuSE 10.1-12.3 and (K)Ubuntu 10.04-14.04 and I'd like to get rid of it now: We have a common software directory on an NFS share. Client-side autofs setup # /etc/...
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Keeping user's filesystem persistent across AWS EC2 spot instances

I noticed that, after a new Amazon AWS EC2 spot instance is auto-launched (I have that option turned on), the state of filesystem is not current (represent the last state before previous spot instance ...