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I have installed a small home server running 12.04, now trying to configure an NFS share with Webmin version 1.620. I have gradually lowered the security on the share to basically nil, yet any write operation to the share from any MAC OS X or Windows 7 (with NFSClient 1.7) is consistently rejected. The NFS Client on Windows e.g. returns "Permission denied" (along with lots of cryptic stuff) when trying to create a new directory, or when dropping a file.

Any hint on the matter?

Thanks a lot & best regards Mark

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"along with lots of cryptic stuff" cryptic to you does not mean cryptic to us. Heck, it might be what we need to provide you with a good answer so ... please add ite to your question (do watch out to not to copy passwords ;) ) Thing is... your question probably is related to permissions so set them correctly and you do not get errors ;) –  Rinzwind Apr 27 '13 at 17:26
    
Please share the command with which you mounted the NFS share. –  thefourtheye Apr 27 '13 at 17:38
    
Valid point ... when trying to create a new folder on the remote 12.04 with the NFSClient on Win 7 I get the following message: –  Mark Apr 27 '13 at 18:04
    
NFSLibrary.Protocols.Commons.Exceptions.NFSAuthenticationException: Permission denied. The caller does not have the correct permission to perform the requested operation. Contrast this with NFS3ERR_PERM, which restricts itself to owner or privileged user permission failures. bei NFSLibrary.Protocols.Commons.Exceptions.ExceptionHelpers.ThrowException(NF SStats ErrorCode] bei NFSLibrary.Protocols.V3.NFSv3.CreateDirectory(String DirectorFullName, NFSPermission Mode) bei NFSLibrary.NFSClient.CreateDirectory(String DirectoryFullName, NFSPermission Mode) –  Mark Apr 27 '13 at 18:05
    
bei NFSClient.MainForm.btnNewFolder_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e) –  Mark Apr 27 '13 at 18:05

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