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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PXE Boot Ubuntu 14.10 thinks eth0 link is down

I'm having problems booting an Ubuntu install over PXE. After a while, I get the error: Gave up waiting for the root device After that, I get dropped to a busybox shell. ifconfig shows nothing ...
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How to boot an installed Ubuntu 14.04 shared throgh NFS via PXE (a.k.a a diskless station)?

I know LSTP exists, but I want to do it "manually" I've achieved booting a LiveCD, but with a system installed in a second hard disk (namely, /dev/sdb1) I'm stuck in a busybox shell. Basically, what I ...
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Unable to access NFS share from Mac OS X

I am trying to use NFS to share an external drive mounted on an Ubuntu server with a Mac running OS X 10.9.5. I cannot access the mount point from the Mac. The relevant line in /etc/exports is: ...
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GUI to mount NFS folder

About this Idea from Ubuntu Brainstorm Lots of people use NFS instead of samba for file mounts and there is no reason why this shouldn't be made as easy as possible to accomplish. Is it possible ...
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share a disk to multiple host while maintaining data consistency

I have multiple hosts which will have disks (filesystem to be created on it and mounted) coming through backend storage. 1> One way of doing this can be - Map disk to one Host A, and export same ...
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NFS permission problem

I have a problem with write permission for an nfs mount and can't figure out where the point is. Although everything is set up with gid and rw access, there's always 'no permission' exception when ...
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Is it possible to boot a LiveCD of Ubuntu via PXE using HTTP (not NFS)?

I've found a lot of blogs explaining how to boot the installer via PXE. And I've achieved it. But now I would like to boot a LiveCD. I've seen many blogs explaining how to do this using a ...
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d????????? “cannot access (dirname): No such device”

A server (running 14 LTS) that I admin had an NFS mount (which I will call "FooFolder") previously set up by another admin (who is not available). The mount broke during some changes on the host ...
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Mounting Synology under Ubuntu

I would like to mount the root path of my Synology DS414 under Linux / Ubuntu. Weird thing is, I can get it to work via WebDAV like a charm from an external network, but I struggle so hard when I'm ...
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NFS partition not mounted automatically at boot time anymore

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was auto-mounting my NAS partition using NFS by adding the following line in my /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.100:/volume1/Downloads /home/pierre/Downloads_NAS nfs ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 File Server, using Samba, NFS, OwnCloud and SFTP, all on the same mounted path

My Ubuntu 14.04 box has a mounted HDD with ext4 on local the path /Public I chown the path to my only username so I can transfer files using SFTP (via SFTP client) from my Windows Machine. I wanted to ...
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Permission problem with files created by Deluge

Recently my second hard disk, sdb1, broke on my Ubuntu server, it was mounted as multimedia in /home/user/multimedia and Deluge is downloading my torrents to this directory. When sdb1 disk died, I ...
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exportfs: /data/ does not support NFS export

df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 1.9T 145G 1.7T 8% / udev 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev tmpfs 3.2G 316K ...
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Auto-mount nfs volume on startup fails with “killed by TERM signal”

I'm trying without success to auto-mount on startup a nfs partition to /build folder. I do have nfs-common installed, and actually it works when I use mount -a. Furthermore this used to work on my ...
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More Explanation on File Sharing

In a recent question about configuring file sharing between Ubuntu computers, someone gave the following helpful answer: Samba is intended for sharing between windows and ubuntu. For sharing in ...
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Script to Force Desktop Background Load (NFS Location)

So what I've got set up is an NFS share with all of my desktop wallpapers (in order to save room on my Chromebook 16GB SSD). The Fstab works and the network location comes up, but for the first ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 NFS share does not work

I have an NFS share on my QNAP NAS. I can connect to this share from multiple desktops & laptops with Ubuntu (and Fedora). The thing is that it won't work with Ubuntu 14.10. Am I doing something ...
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nfsd peername failed

On several machines that we have, we run NFS servers. Lately we have seen the following errors fill the system logs: nfsd: peername failed (err 107)! Along with that, we've had issues where the ...
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nfs unworkable using new managed switch - no idea why - DoS of two ZyXel switches breaks portmap

I spent 3 nights and part of days, googling and reconfiguring servers of home network with two nfs vers=3 servers that suddenly stopped working. They were working with zero issues using automount ...
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join linux home folders with Active Directory userprofiles

I have just set up a network using Samba and Kerberos. As we wanted users to be free to decide whether they wanted to use windows or linux, we currently store userprofiles (windows) and home folders ...
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How to PXE network boot Ubuntu Server 14.04 using NFS

So far I have a PXE server based on Ubuntu Server 14.04 setup and running, configured to serve a Linux Mint 17 live CD and Ubuntu Server 14.04. The aim is to use NFS to serve install media around the ...
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Can't auto-mount NFS share using fstab

In Ubuntu 14.04 Server I've got a share mounting correctly with the following command: sudo mount -a 192.168.10.5:/mnt/sf_nas/movies /mnt/movies However, when I add the below line to /etc/fstab and ...
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Build mount points from multiple files

I was wondering if anyone has seen a way of specifying mount points in multiple files? My scenario is as follows: I am trying to automate desktop provisioning and setup, using a combination of ...
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How to mount directory with NFS under encrypted folder (home dir)?

I have vagrant project with NFS synced_folders option in my home directory. Vagrant can't mount it because NFS doesn't work under encrypted directories (http://serverfault.com/a/392232/106031). How ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...
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Since Upgrading, My NFS Mounts Are Hanging

Since upgrading my Ubuntu Machine, all my NFS mounts are hanging. I checked the syslog, and I'm seeing this now: Sep 29 04:29:10 ip-10-10-10-10 kernel: [ 9589.594814] RPC: AUTH_GSS upcall failed. ...
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Server-side move between NFS shares

I have these folders on my server: /share1 /home/user Both are actually on the same partition. Now I want to be able to move files between these two folders directly on the server (without any data ...
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Kerberized NFSv4 no write permission

I have some trouble with installing NFSv4 with Kerberos. I can't write on my NFSv4-Share. Thats my /etc/exports : /srv/export/ gss/krb5p(rw,fsid=0,no_subtree_check,async,no_root_squash) Thats ...
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how to get user permissions for nfs share?

So, i have been going through many questions like this and checked several potential solutions of which none worked yet... The situation: I simply want to be able to access a Synology NAS from an ...
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Why do I get “wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error?

When mounting an NFS directory by doing: sudo mount 192.168.1.5:/home/shared /mnt/common I get the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.1.5:/home/shared, ...
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File permissions on NFS mount show up as 'nobody' after upgrading to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server that exports a couple of filesystems over NFS. server$ cat /etc/exports /home 192.168.42.0/255.255.255.0(rw,anonuid=65534,anongid=65534,async,no_subtree_check) /stuff ...
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apt-get install nfs-common does not create an idmapd

I am trying to get NFSv4 client to work with idmapd and I try sudo apt-get install nfs-common Unfortunately, this installs the expected files /etc/default/nfs-common, /etc/idmapd.conf etc., but ...
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ecryptfs on a nfs4 home

I am have been banging my head against a wall for days now trying to make this work. Now I finally decided to get help. This actually concerns a Debian server but ecryptfs is maintained by Ubuntu ...
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NFS client's nautilus hangs when NFS server is ofline

NFS server: Ubuntu 14.04 server NFS client: Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit On Client I mounted the NFS share mount -v -t nfs NFSSERVER_IP:/servernfsfolder ~/clientnfs Mount was successful and I was ...
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What modifications are required to mount the same root filesystem via NFS on several hosts?

The idea is to have a single root filesystem which will be mounted RO on several hosts. Imagine PXE boot with a standard kernel and ramdisk, then pivoting / to the NFS mount. Assume $home is also NFS. ...
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Unable to NFS mount from Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS against QNAP NAS

Note, this is a cross posting question in the QNAP NAS community here: http://forum.qnap.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=96526&p=427018#p427018 Any comments and suggestions, as well as pointers to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 32bit inodes nfs export

After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 some files from nfs exported directories became unaccessible for 32-bit applications on clients. I've found that previously there was sysctl ...
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Apache NFS - Permission Denied When Has Group Access

I have added www-data to my $USER group. There are files on my local hard drive with 750 permissions (rwxr-x---) with owners being $USER:$USER, which can be accessed from the website. However, the ...
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NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel

I installed NFS server on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with apt-get install and when I try to start the server I always see: NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel.
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nfs and usrquota on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I may miss a point. After upgrading from 12x to 14.04.1, my /users refuse to mount due to usrquota option. If i remove this options from /etc/fstab, mount is done... When i use usrquota option, i ...
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NFS_AutoMount not mounting readynas shares Ubuntu server 14.04

Hi all got NFS_automount installed on a server running Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that automoun` won't mount the NFS share I have on my readynas. This is from the conf file: ...
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NFS export not accessible

Here's my /etc/mtab file on the server (the important parts): /dev/sda1 / ext4 rw,errors=remount-ro 0 0 /dev/sda5 /home ext4 rw 0 0 /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 rw 0 0 /dev/sdc /data/video ext3 rw 0 0 ...
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Mount NFS drive fails. Portmapper problem?

I have a server and node connected via ethernet. They both run Ubuntu 12.04. I share a file with nfs from the server but cannot mount it on the node. Here is some more info. node1@node1:~$ sudo ...
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NFS Client Unable to Mount Shared Directory

I have a server (10.0.0.1) and a client (10.0.0.2) systems, they both run Ubuntu 12.04, they are connected via ethernet. They can ping each other. They can ssh into one another. If I on the server ...
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Which files in home directory should not be shared between machines

I have two machines running the same version of Ubuntu (currently 14.04 64-bit); one is a desktop and one is a laptop. The processors, graphics cards, and screen resolutions of the two machines are ...
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Adding NFS mounted file systems on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there something special that needs to be done to make sure NFS file systems are mounted at boot time with 14.04? I added some NFS mounts to /etc/fstab in a virtual server running Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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nfs configured - clients cannot connect

I'm trying to get NFS working on my ubuntu server 14.04 again. It was originally working until last weekend, but when I tried to configure samba everything wen't fubar. Now none of my devices can ...
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How to properly set up a 'network drive' in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I've got a NAS in my home network, which can serve files both via CIFS or NFS. Some of the shares require a username and password and I want all machines to automatically mount the shares on boot. ...
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Is chmod out-of-place? [closed]

I try to chmod some files and I get the error "disk quota exceeded": It's true that I don't have that much space remaining in the filesystem where I use chmod, ...
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Setup NFS on a folder that has symlinks to other drives/partition

I build a new Ubuntu Home Server, Previously I used Samba but research indicates NFS is faster. [This replaces my old arch machine] Here is the scenario: I Have 4-5 HDD attached and mounted on ...