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confused with autofs example

I am exploring the autofs with ubuntu, and I got it working, but something doesn't quite make sense to me. this is what I got: $ pwd /nfs/nfs/mnt/nfs_export $ ls kvm_the_1st.img lost+found ...
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NFS server and client configuration

Trying to configure NFS server and client, but it does not work. autofs does not automount the NFS from server. # this is for NFS server apt-get install nfs-kernel-server apt-get install nfs-common ...
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NFS+ufw+Autofs not working

Setup: Client server running Ubuntu 14.04 connecting to another Ubuntu Server 14.04 on NFSv4 on a local LAN. I have the firewall turned on, with routing rules to allow 192.168.42.0/24 (from/to any). ...
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How to get autofs working in 14.04 LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS and autofs is broken again. In the past there was some pre-start mumbo jumbo that one could add to /etc/init/autofs.conf and it would work, but it depended ...
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How do I automount a unionfs-fuse filesystem?

I can run the shell command: unionfs-fuse /changedata=RW:/immutedata=RO -o cow /data This mounts the filesystem exactly how I want to. Now I need to incorporate it into the automounter so that ...
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How to disable a specific mount, when using automount over LDAP

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, on which NFS paths are automounted using AutoFS/LDAP. For example, /path1 and /path2 are auto mounted, but I want to disable automount for /path1, because I want to use a ...
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Should media files (HTPC) using NFS mount using fstab/static or autofs?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC and am streaming media files from my fileserver (mounted using NFS). Right now I have fstab configured to mount my NFS share like this: 192.168.0.99:/tank/media ...
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NFS users getting a laggy GUI expierence

I am setting up a system (ubuntu 12.04) that uses ldap, pam, and autofs to load users and their home folders from a remote server. One of the options for login is sitting down at the machine and ...
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Mount NFS share as a shortcut

I recently purchased a Netgear ReadyNas and have a question about mounting an NFS volume. Firstly I know how to mount the share in fstab. There is a lot of information around that describes how to do ...
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How to set an NFS network?

I want to merge information found here and there in order to record in one answer all steps to set my NFS network between my two Ubuntu PCs This is useful time to time, for example when switching to ...
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Using autofs with sshfs: “no such file or directory” error

After following instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs, I am able to mount directory via sshfs as root, however, autofs doesn't work for me. My auto.master contains /media/sshfs ...
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Can I set a time-out for auto-mounted shares that are unavailable?

I am using autofs to mount an NFS remote share at boot so it's mounted when I'm logged in. If the remote share is down, I can't login to Ubuntu, it hangs after entering my password. Any way to set a ...