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NFS4 Kerberos can't cd to user's home directory

I have the following problem. I set up some Servers: one CentOS machine with freeipa, acting as KDC, LDAP, DNS and NTP one Ubuntu machine acting as NFS Fileserver after this i set up a test Client ...
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Where to mount user home directory with autofs

I was experimenting with autofs + ldap in the past on an Ubuntu server. The first time I attempted this I set the autofs settings to mount user directories to \home\ and as some of you know I lost all ...
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autofs daemon fails to start

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed autofs fresh. I just tried to restart the autofs giving the below messages: autofs stop/waiting autofs start/running But when I check the processes using ...
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Automouting NFS share inside NAT'd LXC container fails

I have 2x Ubuntu 14.04 LXC setups One is on bare metal hardware and containers are assigned IP adresses directly from the network The other one is on an ESXi virtual machine and using NAT via the ...
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autofs not working after update to Ubuntu 15.10

I use autofs to mount the drives of our server (cifs), which worked fine in the past. After updating Ubuntu from 15.04 (Vivid) to 15.10 (Wily), these mountpoints regularly hangup. ls /mnt/serverdrive/{...
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autofs is not able to mount the remote folder

Hi I am trying to automount remote file system using autofs. For this I installed autofs % sudo apt-get install cifs-utils autofs Then I edited /etc/auto.master to have the following line: /ufs /...
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How to mount a sambashare with autofs and cifs

I'm trying to automount a sambashare as CIFS, as documented here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs#CIFS This seems so simple, I'm running out of things to google. It's probably something very ...
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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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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 it'...
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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 ...