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 Problems /cdrom access denied

I am having issues with trying to PXE boot the latest Ubuntu 15.04 MATE image. I have mounted the ISO and copied the files to /tftpboot/nfs/ubuntu/ I am using syslinux, and followed this tutorial: ...
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PXE install Ubuntu Server using NFS

I have Ubuntu 15.04 Live booting from PXE using NFS. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 using same combination of pxelinux and NFS. Installer loads but it is not using Local Network NFS, ...
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Crashplan - NFS: Backup engine does not have access to the given location

Hello and thanks in advance for any guidance. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop. Crashplan, latest version. I've got an NFS share that appears to be happily mounted - I can create/delete files on the ...
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NFS Shares - one IP Read/Write, rest Read-Only

I'm trying to create some NFS shares for my home network so that I can manage my NAS more easily. I'm currently using Samba for the household, but NFS is faster for me since I use Ubuntu (everyone ...
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nfs client reconnect after interface change

I have nfs client on my laptop which mounts couple of partitions over nfs from a local server. Everything works fine, but I have problems when switching from wifi to utp interface and vice versa. So, ...
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NFS share exportfs during boot not working

I have started using NFS to share folders between ubuntu machines running on my home network. I have one issue though which is that every time I reboot the NFS server I have to manually run the ...
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Folders, shares and permissions

I want to organise my home network for my family, so: kids get their own login (probably on a Windows machine). Kids get read/write access to their own folder. Kids get read-only access to a folder ...
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I am unable to set nfs block size to greater than 32kbps

I am using 12.04.4 and trying to connect to a NFS server which allows a blocksize of 64kbps, but the most I can set on the client side with mount.nfs is rsize/wsize=32786. I read that there is a ...
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How to allow this connection on the Firewall?

I am trying to connect my Ubuntu Web Server to my Ubuntu Storage Server using NFS (Network File System). But when I try to mount a Storage Server to the Web Server, I get a "Connection Timeout" ...
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Wine Program doesnt run 90% of the games [closed]

Ok, I have many games in my pc including GTA 3, NFS MW, San Andreas, Vice City but my wine program loader doesnt seem to work on them and the output is- The game is magnified so much that i can see ...
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Transient incorrect user and group name mapping of NFS4 automounted files on Xubuntu 14.04 client

Keywords: xubuntu 14.04, automount, 4294967294, incorrect user name mapping, nfs_v4, solaris11 server I have a Solaris11 fileserver that exports a couple of file systems over NFS. The Xubuntu 14.04 ...
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“Emergency Mode” on installing NFS

I installed NFS in 15.04 with the packages rpcbind and nfs-common, and when I had added my server to /etc/fstab and rebooted I got greeted with a nice emergency mode. Thats odd I thought, is it ...
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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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One NFS server to multiple clients

How do I set up an NFS server to multiple clients? I have set up an NFS server but it does only share to one client.
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NFS reporting clientid is in use

Two weeks ago, our network switched around and since then I've had issues with a workstation. It was originally configured as a static IP and now it is switched to DHCP. The home directory is an NFS ...
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Mount LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to mount a LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share, but whatever options I try, it fails. showmount 172.16.3.84 -e Export list for 172.16.3.84: /harddisk/volume_1/data/public * I tried the following ...
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How to create Virtual Hosts within a NAS directory

When I try to set up a virtual host I need to change my permissions for the root directory like this: sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /NAS/directory sudo chmod 755 /NAS/directory But whenever I do ...
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NFS Underground 2 screen problem on Linux

so i have the windows version of nfs underground 2 on my linux pc. When i start it up with wine or open the .exe file directly only one quarter of the game window shows on the screen. It doesnt fit ...
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How to prevent duplicate bind mounts?

My fstab contains this: 192.168.0.8:/mnt/HD/HD_a2 /media/storage nfs rw,user,auto,hard,intr 0 0 /media/nas/Music /home/benubird/Music none bind,user,auto 0 0 If I run mount /media/nas twice, the ...
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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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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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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 an NFS server on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine but everytime it gives 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 when one fstab entry was removed

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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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 ...