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Mounting is the concept of attaching a file system to a computer for access.

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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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Google Cloud Filestore, How to limit the disk usage of each user directory?

I'm currently using Google Cloud Filestore to store user data. Each user has a separate directory, in which they can store any data they want. However, as the users grow, the capacity cannot handle ...
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NsJail configuration and command option to mount an overlay directory

I created a project called Codebox which is a container that runs arbitrary source code in a jail environment provided by NsJail. I'd like to provide a pre-loaded virtual environment to Python ...
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Unraid share fails to mount on OpenWRT using mount.cifs?

So I have an Unraid machine with some shares on it and I would like to be able to mount this share on my OpenWRT router for backing up/transfering files onto the router (avoids having to plug-in/...
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Samba issue local folders replaced my mount point

I have a permissions issue with a samba mount to a Windows 10 box. I am trailing FileMaker Server 19 on CentOS and want to backup the DBs to a samba mount point. using: mount -t cifs -o username=...
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Forcing `mount` to bypass nfs kernel limitations in relation to the nfs version

According to this answer https://serverfault.com/a/1062570/253400 there's the possibility that the installed software supports nfs version v4.2 but if the underlying kernel is not prepared, the mount ...
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Is it possible to mount an external file system using certificates instead of user/password?

I have mounted an external windows filesystem using fstab and username/password credentials. However, I'd much prefer to use user certificates. Is this possible?
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Linux confused by identical mounts on different disks after attaching disk

We are having a weird problem when attaching an EBS volume to a running Linux (NixOS in this case) instance (for the purpose of growing the file system on that attached volume; on it is the NixOS root ...
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Find VFAT Partition on USB bus

I have to find a way to mount the first "external" vfat partition on 250 different headless hosts via shell. It could be sdb sdb1 sdc sdc1 etc. I need the device name to mount it with ...
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Mount container's filesystem on my host

I built some software in a container (using Podman) and would like to run the binary on my host. The binary is linked to some dynamic libraries that I don't have on my host. I figured that a quick ...
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How can mount a disk in OpenVZ container?

I have a OpenVZ container. And I mount a disk from a host node to the container: /sbin/vzctl set 111 --devnodes sda:rw --save When the container starts the disk can't mount because systemd doesn't ...
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mount errors=contine option seems to be ignored

i have following entries in my /etc/fstab //xxxxxxxx.your-storagebox.de/backup /mnt/sbxxx cifs iocharset=utf8,rw,credentials=/my.credentials.txt,uid=0,gid=0,file_mode=0660,dir_mode=...
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Identify HDD failure by sound + Is it safe to run smartctl on a mounted RAID1?

Basically, I have two WD HDDs in a programmatic RAID1 (no special hardware): $ lsscsi --verbose [0:0:0:0] disk ATA WDC WD10EFRX-68F 0A82 /dev/sda dir: /sys/bus/scsi/devices/0:0:0:0 [/...
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Same NFS share on different clients with different local users

I have a NFS share on Netapp that is mounted on a RHEL client and I've set its owner and group owner from this client with chown command. User and group are local on this server. I mount the same ...
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Puppet Module File Resource Copy From Network Mount

I'm using RHEL Satellite 6.6 with puppet 5.5.12. I have a module which, among other things, copies a file from a network mapped folder to the local drive, then executes it. When I run the module ...
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Change NFS to use UDP instead of TCP

I have a Debian 10 machine using NFS, it is using TCP protocol and I would like to change it to UDP. This is output from the netbooted machine: mount | grep 1 10.10.1.1:/remotesys on / type nfs (rw,...
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Want to allow application to mount a drive using rhel 8

I can mount my drive using sudo mount.cifs ...... I can unmount doing sudo umount /mnt/mountpoint It was prompting me for a password, so I changed the sudoers file to NOPASSWD:ALL and now it does not ...
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Bind mount across two NFS shares disappears when the parent share temporarily stops responding

We have some machines mount two NFS shares like this: mount -t nfs -o ro,soft,timeo=5,retry=10,intr,rsize=1024,wsize=1024,nolock,x-mount.mkdir 10.123.0.1:/parent /data/parent mount -t nfs -o ro,soft,...
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What's the most failsafe way to mount remote filesystems at boot?

I am tasked with managing a complex structure of Linux (CentOS 8) VMs and hardware, hosting among other things various SMB and NFS exports. Most of them are simultaneously servers and clients, of one ...
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CentOS7: Mount/access ntfs logical volume

so an old virtualization host refuses to reboot. In an attempt to fix it I ultimately messed up the boot partition and the grub installation. This doesn't worry me as I had migrated the VMs away from ...
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exportfs with rw not working , fstab either. Mount point still read only on my setup machine

I have a VM that other VMs and servers mount from. This vm has an ip of say: 10.10.1.1 The folder that others mount is \export\images So one VM mounts this in its fstab: 10.10.1.1:/export/images ...
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df shows low disk space. It includes a directory which uses mount --bind for chroot sftp

I've setup a chroot environment for sftp access (sftp only, no shell). The sftp user needs rw access to a host directory. I mounted it via /etc/fstab /var/www/html /home/sftp-user/jail/html none ...
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I can't mount with mount -a for error wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock but I can mount manually

I usually use UUID to mount my devices, because I use a lot of external ones and so I control it better. But when I want to mount partitions formatted with XFS I have problems Generally this works for ...
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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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Disk will not mount to specific directory Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04. I have a hard drive I'm trying to mount at /storage. I've created an fstab entry but nothing happens when I do mount -a. However, if I change fstab to mount at /test instead ...
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How do I resolve this LVM issue in Ubuntu on a USB External Drive?

I'll try to be brief and succinct. I recently wiped my Ubuntu server and re-installed 20.04 on an older Proliant DL360. This system had two seagate external USB drives attached to it which store a ...
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On-premise network based drive mounting inside Azure App service

How to mount my on-premise network drive data inside the Azure app service? Does Azure allow on-premise drive mounting inside Azure apps?
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(rsync on) mounted volume: hard links seem to be preserved, but space calculated as full files

I'm trying to set up a space-efficient rotating backup scheme with rsnapshot / rsync from a server to a Hetzner storagebox. I'm having a hard time understanding how hard links on the destination are ...
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use mount with LUKS2

Back in times of LUKS1, it was possible to use a command like $ mount /dev/luks-encrypted-partition /mnt/a [enter passphrase upon being prompted] as a shortcut for $ cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/luks-...
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How to use NFS v4.2 user_xattr on Debian Linux

My mount command does not accept the user_xattr flag. Is my nfs-common not yet ready for it? Mounting fails: root@client:/# mount.nfs4 -vvvv nas:/tank /tank -o vers=4.2,user_xattr mount.nfs4: timeout ...
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Docker in docker volume mount doesn't work

I have the below command in my Jenkinsfile: docker run --rm -v "${WORKSPACE}":/var/cache/de --entrypoint=/usr/local/bin/pytest ${IMAGE_NAME}:${IMAGE_VERSION} -m "not require_dss" -...
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gio mount says “volume doesn't implement mount” when run as non-root

All involved OSes are Debian 10 I run a decent size network for a scientific insitute. Users have separate PCs to work on. Login is handled locally. To connect users and data, we run a samba server (&...
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Cannot mount XFS volume on Hetzner vps

After a volume a resizing i cannot mount an attached volume on Hetzner cloud vps root@MONITOR-BACKUP /mnt # mount -o discard,defaults /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-0HC_Volume_1552045 /mnt/BACKUP-STORAGE mount: ...
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Is it safe to mount the same partition to multiple VMs?

I'm using ubuntu 20.04 with Xen Hypervisor. On my machine I have an SSD that hosts my VM images, and then four sata drives which I have data on. My current set up is to mount the data on my domain0 ...
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Unstable CIFS mount on CentOS 8

We recently created several centOS 8 serveur for running some springboot applications, which mount several directories from a windows server. Mount is working, but we are getting lots of errors at ...
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Incorrect Folder Pemissions on CIFS Mount

(I'll start by acknowledging that there are lots of questions and answers out there about mount permissions and I have tried a lot of the proposed solutions without success.) I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and I'...
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mount mdadm / bcache device at boot failing

I am setting up an mdadm raid1 array with an nvme ssd as a cache drive. I followed this instruction https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/admin-guide/bcache.html to set it up everything works fine, ...
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LXD/LXC: Difference between disk device and lxc.mount.entry

I've been using the following to share a folder from my LCX host into a container: lxc config device add containerxyz directoryname disk source=/storage/containerxyz path=/mnt/storage/ This works ...
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Write access to a subdirectory within a read-only directory

I have a home server for my website that is running on a mounted image. I mount the image as follows: sudo mount -o loop,offset=19489299 raspbian-stretch-lite.img I then mount my static website ...
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Mount a non-bind-mount docker volume on the host

I'm having a few dockerized services that need to share data between the host and the container. My current solution is to use bind-mounts like everyone else. Result: on non-Linux hosts, accessing the ...
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Failed to commit changes to dconf error when homedir is remote (cifs) on RHEL 8

I am using pam_mount to remote mount home directories (CIFS), though this problem also happens if I mount a home directory manually. The home directories are mounted successfully. However, there's ...
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systemd-gpt-auto-generator doesn't mount EFI system partition

according to the documentation, the systemd-gpt-auto-generator should automatically find the EFI system partition and generate a mount unit to mount it on /efi. However this does not appear to work on ...
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NFS4 and bind mount issues

Ok guys I have a weird issue. After recently adding a bind mount 2 folders deep inside an existing NFS4 export, when I mount that NFS export on my client, it leads directly to the bind mount. No ...
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How do I mount sdc disk to /dev/sda2 on CentOS

As per my screenshot, I only have 30G on /dev/sda2. It won't be enough as I will be running the test on large dataset, therefore I need to mount sdc disk (200G) to /dev/sda2 to have more space. Could ...
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mount --bind vs mount: Mounting same device to multiple mountpoint

/dev/mapper/rhel-root is already mounted as it's the root directory, so I tried to do experiment by mounting it again to another mountpoint. Any difference between these two? mount /dev/mapper/rhel-...
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NFS: Single filesystem mount versus multiple mounts of sub directories

We have a file server (fsrv1) that has a 3 mounted XFS filesystems /srv/xfs{1,2,3} each with 3 top-level directories: /home, /scratch and /project. What is the preferred approach to mounting this on a ...
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Can I use Azure file share with VM Classic?

I have a VM classic and I want to create a new VM to replace it. So I want to make use of the file share feature of Azure to transfer my files on the old VM. Both VM are running on Ubuntu. However, ...
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Disabling IP caching in samba or dealing with dynamic IP

We want to mount external storage that has been provided to us. We use something like the following in our /etc/fstab file on Ubuntu 18.04. //external/storage /mounting/point cifs noperm,cred=/home/...
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Unable to mount device

Trying to mount volume but not working. lsblk saying: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT nvme0n1 259:4 0 20G 0 disk ├─nvme0n1p1 ...
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How to reduce size of LVM partition and create another partition?

I have a standard parition and lvm partition on my disk /dev/sda [root@server1 ~]# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 10 GiB, 10737418240 bytes, 20971520 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...

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