Network file system protocol allowing a user on a client computer to access files over a network in a manner similar to how local storage is accessed.

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(Re)mount all network drives from fstab

From Gentoo, I remember a separate /etc/init.d entry for mounting network drives (i.e., separate from local drives). In Ubuntu, there is umountnfs.sh, which is used during shutdown (in order to ...
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Accessing NFS Export on Mac

I am new to Umbuntu and my first attempt is to set up home server using Server 12.04.4. I have the server 'running' and I have been following this guide- http://linuxhomeserverguide.com. My first ...
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How to change location of .config directory

My home directory is located on a network filer with fixed quota. I'm running out of my quota as different applications saving their data in home directory. For example google-chrome, storing data ...
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How to configure nfs server to be accessible through firewall [duplicate]

I want my shared folder be accessible throught the NAT. I should then create rules for ports. Problem is that I don't know which ports are used and needed for my nfs server to work, and netstat ...
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Why does nfs-kernel-server only pretend to stop?

Background: I had an NFS server, ran fine for years, needed to hard reboot it, and now I cannot get the daemon to stop when it's told to. Also, clients can't mount it any more, but I suspect the ...
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Sharing files and devices between 2 Linux machines

A couple of versions of Ubuntu ago, (guessing about 10.10, no later than 12.10) I used to open Nautilus, type in the local IP address of a Linux machine on my network, and it would pop open a box ...
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Deluge permission denied mounted drive

I've got deluge running on a VM with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I've set up NFS so the share /allspark/downloads is mounted under /media/vm-seedbox. I've set permissions to /media/vm-seedbox to be ...
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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NFS mounted shares keep losing permissions

I have a Synology NAS box on which I keep my videos. This folder is shared out using NFS. One machine of mine, running Ubuntu 13.10 has been having problems accessing this shared folder. None of ...
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Diskless Boot with IPv6

at our work we are using around 80 diskless machines running Ubuntu. We want to make the transition to IPv6, so now I'm trying to get our diskless system to work with IPV6. The transmission of the ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. SERVER=192.168.1.10 echo ...
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Stale NFS file handle on shutdown

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10, and I have a network attached storage device (HP Mediavault). Usually, but not always, when I shut down the shutdown gets stuck on the message "Stale NFS file handle". The ...
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How can I share an optical drive in a way that fools the client into thinking it's a local drive?

I'm in the frankly ludicrous situation where my desktop has two optical drives and my media centre has none (nor space for one). Before I consider something as extreme as buying an external optical ...
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NFS export and dynamic ip

Currently I have a PXE hosted from a xubuntu 12.04 box, using dnsmasq as a dns proxy with TFTPD to host PXE boot files, along with NFS share for the booting file system. I would like to set the ...
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How to allow writing locally on read-only NFS Partition

I created my own PXE/NFS network boot server on Ubuntu 12.04 as explained here. I can write to files on client side if I change /etc/exports file like this on server side: /srv/ubuntulivecd/ ...
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“Sudo: Must Be Setuid Root” error after login to diskless client

I'm working on diskless linux clusters. I followed instructions as described here. I did these steps: 1- Installed a pxe server on server pc. 2- Installed ubuntu to a client pc. 3- Configured and ...
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NFS will mount but is not accessible until browsed through GUI

I'm using Windows 7 x64 as my normal OS, and using Ubuntu under VirtualBox. I have haneWIN installed as NFS server, and I put the following under Ubuntu's /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.2:/websites ...
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AUFS shared over SMB and NFS

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 as a file server with 3 disks, two contain files and one contains parity of the others, using snapraid. I have been able to share one disk as both SMB and NFS, but now I ...
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How does one FSCK a NAS/NFS with an ext2 FileSystem using Ubuntu

Copying a file while this hard drive is in my D-Link DNS-323 NAS/NFS freezes and stops at around 50%. Running the DNS-323's internal ScanDisk fails. This inspired me to buy an external hard drive kit, ...
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Accessing shares on computer connected to network over shared internet connection

I have a computer that is connected to the internet via a shared network set up like this. The internet connection on this machine works with no issues and I can access the NFS shares on it from the ...
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Slow NFS over Gigabit on kubuntu 13.10

Im experiencing a slow connection... Firs, I can confirm the network is well mounted, iperfs give me 900 mbits in transfer rate and I get some times 60 MBps in samba, low but more than NFS, ...
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How to set hostnames to specific range of IP addresses on DHCP Server?

I'm working on Diskless Linux Clusters. I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04( DHCP, TFTP and NFS servers installed and configured). When I boot slave machines via Live CD, all of them have same hostname but ...
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Backup files and folders on Qnap Ts-421

I have a ubuntu 12.04 desk that I use as a file server, I have a Qnap turbo NAS Ts-421 that I'd like to use as a backup destination. I've enabled smb, nfs, ftp, and ssh and the firmware is the latest ...
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Setting Passwordless ssh when a home directory is shared with NFS

I have two nodes (master and slave) where the home directory of the master is shared via NFS with the slave node. I have created an ssh key and used 'ssh-copy-id' to add the public key to ...
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Mounting and accessing Western Digital's MyCloud NAS

I have bought a Western Digital Mycloud disk. I did succeed to mount it under Lubuntu 13.10 by means of the following command: sudo mount -o soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 :/nfs ...
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Can't write file to server via either Samba or NFS

I have setup Ubuntu 12.0.4 Server 32-bit on a home PC and am trying to simply share a basic file directory on that server for read-write access from a Unbuntu 12.0.4 64-bit client (via NFS and Samba - ...
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NFS: failed to create MNT RPC client status = -101

I am trying for network file system (nfs) booting between two systems. I am using dhcp server to assign ip-address for client. And my kernel and root file system are present in server. My client is ...
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Why is NFS not allowing me to mount a share?

The Host I have a host, running Ubuntu 12.04, at 10.0.0.202. It provides an NFS share for other machines on the network. Here is the contents of /etc/exports: /media/storagedrive ...
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How to export AUFS as NFS

I have mounted folders from multiple drives using AUFS. However I can't seem to figure out how to export it using NFS. Google suggests I have to enable config_aufs_export and use the fsid in the NFS ...
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Vagrant Up and annoying NFS password asking

Sorry for the language mistakes I've made. I'm trying to prevent vagrant asking the password when it mounts shared folders by NFS: [server] Exporting NFS shared folders... Preparing to edit ...
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adding sudo permissions to NIS clienadding sudo permissions to NIS clients

I've configured a couple of ubuntu 12.04 servers with NFS and NIS like it was described in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNISHowTo and in ...
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NFS timeout for OSX client

I finally managed to get a NFS share on my ubuntu 13.10 home server mounted on my OSX laptop (10.9.1 Mavericks), after all the hassle of resolving user ids, insecure settings and the like. Now I get ...
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Decrease in Network Speeds On 12.04

I have a newish 12.04 box that I converted from FreeNAS due to the difficulty with the FreeNAS operating system and slow transfer speeds over gigabit ethernet. I got 12.04 setup without many ...
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Re address installed mpich

I have an installed mpirun under /mirror/mpich2/bin shared directory. The mpich lybrary was installed in /mirror/mpich2/lib However it request for a library which are not in shared directory. Can I ...
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nfs fails to mount home folder if other shares exist

I have a virtual machine that I use only for internal development, so I'm not really worried about security. In that machine, I have the following export settings: /var/www ...
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Problem with NFS client not seeing changes

I have an ext4 hard drive mounted and working correctly except that if I add a file or folder to the mount on the server, I can't see the changes on the client unless I reboot the client. I.e. the ...
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3.2.0-58-generic on 12.04LTS seems to break NFS

After an upgrade which included the linux-image-3.2.0-58-generic package the NFS v3 client on an older SUN WS failed. It would mount the share OK but then when attempting to ls would give this ...
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Cannot mount FAT32 system as 777

I am trying to mount an external HDD (fat32) with 777 permissions as I wish to share it via nfs on my local network. I am mounting using the following command (and I have tried several variations): ...
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Mount NFS as block device for EnhanceIO caching

At this moment I have VMDKs stored on NFS server (mdraid + EnhanceIO caching on SSD) and client PCs use those VMs though NFS mount. This work good, but I want to accelerate things by adding local ...
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Setting Up Nfs Server

I am a new student of Linux. I am having a challenge as ragards setting up an NFS server. I have one Desktop running Ubuntu 13.4 and I need to set up an NFS server and then mount and share files ...
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Access denied error while mounting a shared folder?

I am a linux newbie and I have a very basic question. I have three machines - machineA 10.108.24.132 machineB 10.108.24.133 machineC 10.108.24.134 and all those machines have Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Why is my machine not showing anything when booting?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 x86, and after I make my normal selection (Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-12-generic-pae) from the GRUB menu, the screen just goes blank - there's not even a cursor showing up. ...
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Intermittent error with cp to an NFS share

I've got a script running on a number of Ubuntu Server 12.04 computers that are all mounted to a single NFS share. When the script completes, it copies the output to the share. Most of the time it ...
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Is a bad NFS mount preventing a clean boot?

I'm on ubuntu server and I basically ran into this problem here http://serverfault.com/questions/56588/unmount-a-nfs-mount-where-the-nfs-server-has-disappeared The umount command didn't work, so I ...
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NFS mounting hangs on EC2

I am trying to build a ubuntu 13.10 cluster on EC2 dynamically. In this cluster, one instance acts as the central NFS server. I use boto and fabric to manage the cluster. For each run, it ssh into the ...
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Recovery Mode - mountall isn't bypassed

Ubuntu 13 x64 I get to recovery mode via GRUB, which shows: linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-53-generic root=UUID=4a08b936-569c-4ba6-9\607-00d05f121917 ro single however, when I choose to boot into this ...
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gnome3: Disable dialog for NFS devices

I am mounting 3 NFS devices via fstab. As soon I log in, I am getting the following dialog for each NFS device: How can I disable this dialog only for NFS devices, but not for USB devices (as USB ...
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mounted nfs shared folder does not have my files

i don't understand something so i'm hoping someone can help me with it. i have two computers connected to each oher. One is a nfs server and one id nfs client. on nfs server i have a folder in my ...
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Is it possible to load a virtual machine disk image over NFS without moving the entire image over the network at once?

My understanding of the situation is more limited than I'd like, but it appears that I can, for example. PXE boot a live CD and have the squashfs volume be random access over the NFS share. I would ...
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mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting

I have a problem I have been googling for at least 6 hours 28 hours with no luck. Whenever I try to mount a directory I get the following error (verbose version at end): mount.nfs: access denied ...