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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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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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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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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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 ...