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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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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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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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 ...
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Allowing access to HDD from NFS share

I am currently attempting to setup an nfs share of the home directory on my server to the home directory on my laptop. However, I have run into a bit of a problem with the external hard drive mounted ...
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Cant access NFS share with non-root user

I have mounted an NFS network share successfully using Webmin. The share seems to be mounted correctly and working correctly. If I login as root I can browse the share just fine. However, I cannot ...
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Network install Ubuntu

I'm going to install server without USB disk or CDROM via PXE with Ubuntu. Currently, I have prepared a server with CentOS complete with DHCP, and TFTP server. I have successfully installed CentOS ...
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What nfs export settings do I need to boot the Ubuntu live discs over a network?

End goal: Have the ability to PxE boot the ubuntu live discs over the network similar to what is seen in this guide What has been achieved: PxE server is up and running with gpxelinux.0. Perfectly ...
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Thin Client Lubuntu over PXE Server with DHCP and TFTP

I have 10 old computers (like thin clients) without HDD. So i decided to use Lubuntu as Operating System. In my work we have a PXE server with DHCP and TFTP, they built a debian distro before and for ...
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Mount Multiple NFS Server Drives mount to single NFS client drive

I've setUp the NFS Server on three machines each has 2 TB data storage size. So i've collectively 8 TB space on these three serves. Now i've a situation that i've file of 8TB at NTFS client machine. ...
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NFS/CIFS on Ubuntu

Network File Server running on Ubuntu 13.04: How to make Ubuntu 13.04 desktop my file server (NFS/CIFS shares) for Linux/Windiws clients using IPv4?
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nfs share unable to write

I'm having some nfs write permission problems. On the server: /tank 192.168.1.0/24(rw,fsid=1,nohide,sync,no_subtree_check,no_root_squash) /tank/Pictures ...
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Lockd Freezes once or more per day

Server has been running for over 1.5 years, with no problem. Last week started receiving errors and workstations freeze: lockd: cannot monitor statd: server rpc.statd not responding, timed out ...
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.nfs0000… files keep showing up and disappearing when using Mercurial

As of late, something seems to have happened on my machine that is more annoying than anything else: every time I look in a directory for Mercurial changes it tells me about two .nfs#### files that ...
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nfs mount failes on startup

After updating to Kubuntu 13.10 (beta) my nfs share stopped auto-mounting during boot. Here is my fstab: dimanne@Impedance:~$ cat /etc/fstab # <file system> <mount ...
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Back up SSHFS network drive to Crashplan?

I often develop and test code on several remote machines, which aren't all on the same NFS filesystem. For interactive work, I usually use SSHFS to mount remote filesystems on my local machine. For ...
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Login using NFS and LDAP only after about 2 minutes possible

Setup: NFS&LDAP Server Ubuntu 10.04 Client Ubuntu 13.04 After starting the client login is only possible after about 2 minutes. Problem seems missing home (mounted via NFS v4). What can I do?
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PXE booting ubuntu into a ramdisk

I currently have a small PXE server running and it works fine. The only issue is that the clients seem to be running their OS from the server itself. Eventually this will become a server supporting ...
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mount.nfs: Failed to resolve server,Address family for hostname not supported error message while mounting ipv6 address [closed]

mount.nfs: Failed to resolve server fd50:973:3783:49d:c8de:a90a:901f:9c12: Address family for hostname not supported
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How can I share my nfs share by name

How can I setup NFS to share from a host that is identified by name rather than IP address? I have used the community documentation to setup the nfs share. The issue is that I am sharing it over my ...
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Cloning Ubuntu over network

I want to migrate with my 12.04 to another machine. I have found the way with dd and hope it will work for me. The thing is that I have to somehow connect both drives to do the actual cloning. I'm ...
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Apache occasionally hangs, won't stop or restart

Once a week or so, apache just becomes completely unresponsive. If I try service apache2 restart, it says it's stopping apache, but then sits there. Sometimes killing all the processes works, but ...
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NAS mount on CentOS, remount on Ubuntu

I have a NAS that is mounted on a CentOS box. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on another box. Is it possible to mount the NAS on the Ubuntu box via the CentOS box? Heres a diagram: NAS:/Public -> ...
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Setting up Cluster Configuration using an existing web server as a Primary Node?

We currently have a Primary node, which resides in the US within a Datacenter, but we are going to be using this for all serious bandwidth and resource intensive websites, and through a configuration ...
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Creating Two NFS Shares: One Read/Write and One Read Only

Hopefully this is an easy question! Background: I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as a home media server running MythTV and using XBMC as frontends on both Windows and Ubuntu. My media is shared via ...
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How to PXE boot a UEFI client with NFS rootfs?

I'm trying to PXE boot UEFI clients. My current setup for BIOS clients uses pxelinux.0 with a pxelinux.cfg/default like this: DEFAULT vmlinuz-3.8.0-25-generic APPEND ...
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Cache NFS Shares on Local Disk through Virtual Machine

I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to set up FS-Cache using CacheFS as the backend on a virtual machine which is using Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit After following this tutorial to use cachefilesd, How ...
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Port 111/tcp open and rpcbind running on NFS server but invisible on NFS client

I am setting up an NFS sevrer on ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. Running nmap SERVER-IP on the sever gives me: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 111/tcp open rpcbind 2049/tcp open nfs ...
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NFS server very slow when mounted separate NFS drive goes offline

We have server A serving files to users on a network via samba. It's running out of space, so we decided to mount an NFS share (server B) onto server A, under our previously shared samba share. It ...
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Setting up Ram disk & NFS

I’m new to Linux so please forgive my lack of knowledge. What I’m trying to do is the following: Create a 32GB ram disk and mount it as an NFS export and give everyone full access to it. This is what ...
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Heartbeat ubuntu server 12.04 is not assigning virtual ip?

I have two nfs servers and I have configured heartbeat on my both servers but when I started heartbeat it do not aign virtual ip to my servers nfs-server-1 (eth0 172.16.203.20) nfs-server-2 (eth0 ...
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How to configure 13.04 NFS Server for 10.04 Client [closed]

After upgrading my NFS Server to 13.04, any attempts to mount a NFS share with a 10.04 client fails with the following error: mount.nfs: mount(2): Input/output error mount.nfs: mount system call ...
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Mount rsnapshot directory via NFS for non-root access

I'm trying to make my rsnapshot-backups available to non-root users on a Ubuntu server. There is a step-by-step instruction in the rsnapshot HOWTO, which I think I've followed to the letter. The ...
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Read-only NFS share not updating

I have a large storage device with about 6 different shares all mounted to a server running Ubuntu 12.04. The storage device takes regular checkpoints each day. I have the shares mounted as read-only ...
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Rsync behavior in a cron script

I have an nfs device that creates checkpoint (backups) everyday. I want to use Rsync to copy these checkpoints to another device (Drobo connected via iSCSI). So I've run the script on a single nfs ...
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How to setup NFS on 13.04 and 12.10

I used my 12.10 as my NFS server. And the 13.04 as the client. After installing NFS to both of my laptops I added this in /etc/exports /export ...
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odd nautilus behavior in raring on NFS shares

My wife upgraded to Raring and is having strange behavior: When she browses her pictures and media (nfs mounted through autofs) with nautilus and she tries to scroll through the folder or just moving ...