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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14.04 - connecting to rpcbind from localhost fails - works from anywhere else

have a weird one that's been hurting my head since the morning. In very short the symptom: Service rpcbind is running on port 111 and can be connected to from any host in the network, except from ...
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Not able to mount?

I am trying to install a software from remote server sudo mount -t cifs //10.16.4.96/share /opt/matlab8.4 -o guest It gives me error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on ...
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pxe install of custom Ubuntu 14.04 LTS builded with uck fails

i've stuck with booting the live custom image. What i configured: /etc/exports /tftpboot/ubuntu/custom/14.04/ *(ro,sync,no_wdelay,insecure_locks,no_root_squash,insecure) ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - NIS user are not requested for password

Good day, We are using kubuntu 14.04 in a NIS + NFS setup , user login from NIS is use to login to workstation machines. My problem is that whenever a NIS user log's out. Any one can just type back ...
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NFS problem with Ubuntu server and Xubuntu fstab - first try always fails

after looking over the Internet for hours I'm experiencing a most peculiar effect running Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 and Xubuntu 14.04 as client. I've set up an NFS server, shared the paths to the correct ...
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To update or not to update

My research lab has a super computer cluster, however they are all using Ubuntu 9.10. I need to install nfs-kernel-server on the individual nodes so I can access to and process the files from a single ...
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Hostname / VPN / NFS / Kerberos

At home I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with Kerberised NFS Shares. The NFS clients obtain their full FDQN via DHCP. When away from home and trying to access NFS shares via VPN, Kinit fails with: ...
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My mini-ubuntu 14.04 served over network, can it live in client's RAM?

I am currently PXE booting a small (~270MB) Ubuntu 14.04 image and I was wondering if it would be possible to have the filesystem live in RAM as well With the current implementation the ro squashfs ...
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Lubuntu updatedb.locate may scap bind mounted nfs file systems

I noticed that cron.daily that run updatedb.locate was talking very long to complete (if ever completing). I have interrupted last run with find taking more than 16 hours of CPU time. After ...
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Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages while installing nfs server?

I am trying to install nfs server on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine but everytime it is giving me an error like this - david@machineA:~$ sudo apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server Reading package ...
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rpc.idmapd not starting on boot

I'm having an issue with name mappings when accessing an NFSv4 (w/ Kerberos) server I've set up from by Kubuntu 14.10 box. Earlier documentation mentions setting NEED_IDMAPD in ...
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A vulnerability in mountd or nfsd

I've updated to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm getting the following vulnerability report from the security team: A vulnerability in mountd or nfsd could allow a remote attacker to cause a buffer ...
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Capacity of groups in Linux

How many users can be added to particular group in Linux (Ubuntu/Red Hat)? In NFS network set up in Lab, file/ownership permissions everything got messed up when the user number increased beyond ...
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How can I mount an NFS drive via fstab

I am trying to auto-mount my NFS drives, but it doesn't work too well sadly. What does work is mounting from CLI: me@client:/$ sudo mount 192.168.178.4:/mountdir /mnt/mountdir me@client:/$ mount -t ...
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No Audio on Ubuntu-Mini-Remix

I'm using ubuntu-mini-remix to build a network-booting live OS which loads a remote desktop client and logs users into their virtual desktop environments. I've gotten everything to work except the ...
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NFS Client Ports

So I've been trying to get my head around how an NFS client figures out which ports to use, or how to set them. I enabled logging (In iptables on the nfs client) for traffic between the nfs client ...
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Boot from NFS drive with persistence

I have installed PXELinux on my Synology NAS and unpacked the ubuntu ISO in the NAS. I can now boot from my PC thru PXE into ubuntu. This is how my pxelinux entry looks: LABEL Ubuntu Menu label ...
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how to monitor connection to NFS mount

I primarily work on files that lie on an NFS mounted network share. Since a recent IT upgrade, the network connection to this NFS mount seems sketchy -- every day, a couple of times during my work, I ...
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Firewall is blocking NSF requests from/to random UDP ports

I really hope someone can stop me from pulling my hair out! Normally, I can find the answer t what I'm after with a few simple searches, but I have worked on this off and on for weeks now and am ...
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mount.nfs4 just 'hangs'

I have an NFS server running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with KRB5. I have three NFS clients working (2x Linux Mint 17.1 and 1x Crunchbang) I have one NFS client that just hangs when I run mount.nfs4. As ...
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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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Stuck booting a Ubuntu 14.04 system (not from a LiveCD but from sdb1) via PXE/NFS

I have two disks (sda and sdb). I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 in sda1. I've cloned sda1 in sdb1 with Clonezilla, so in sdb1 I have too another Ubuntu system, which I want to boot only through the LAN. ...
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Mounting user's home directories on Ubuntu to a remote SAMBA share

I have a ClearOS server (Linux) acting as a Primary Domain controller, running SAMBA. I have a mixture of clients logging on to both Windows and Ubuntu machines. My issue is getting users home ...
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Windows 8 host VMware UBUNTU 1404 guest NFS

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware on windows 8. I am also running a NFS server on ubuntu. The goal is to boot a board from NFS, but I am stuck at the network settings. The board is looking for the ...
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Ubuntu NFS Server

I a completely new to Linux but I have ubuntu server running on a virtual machine (oracle Virtual box) and NFS installed. Do the files need to reside on this virtual machine? I have Windows 7 pc that ...
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Ubuntu NFS - /var/nfs requires sudo

So I have setup a NFS client and server both running on Ubuntu server. The server is 14.04 and the client is 14.10. Not that it is related, but these are virtual servers on digitalocean. I have ...
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Boot Ubuntu without disk nfs + pxe

I want to boot from pxe, dhcp -> pxelinux.0 -> as I understand then, you need the kernel (the question you need to prepare or from the installation CD to take and norms) LABEL Ubuntu linux Live Boot ...
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Unable to mount ubuntu directory to Linux(SLES 11 SP2)

Trying to mount ubuntu directory:/home/suvasish/Downloads/SLES11_SP2/ to SLES(11 SP2) server. Tried like below: NFS mount In Ubuntu side edited the /etc/exports like below.. ...
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How to connect remotely to WD Book Live Duo using nfs?

Connection in local network works perfect. I use nfs://192.168.0.10/nfs to connect locally. If I connect from internet I use static IP: nfs://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/nfs In this case it doesn't work and ...
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mount.nfs connection timed while connecting with utlp kit (as a client)

![enter image description here][1]scenario of my problem is as follows: I have created /naveen/shared direcrory inside the UTLP. I have created /home/mtlc/Desktop/rootfs inside the UBUNTU PC. ...
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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 ...