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 stop nautilus from copying/deleting instead of moving on nfs mounted dir?

I have an NFS mounted folder (mounted via autofs). Whenever I move files around inside the folder using mv, they are moved instantly (as expected) no matter how large they are. However, when using ...
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SSH vs SMB vs NFS for GUI file transfer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on many computers at my school (I am a teacher and the head tech dude). I use Clonezilla to massively clone desktops and laptops. I want to easily share the disk images ...
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Incorrect NFS mount entries in Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS?

I’ve got the following error message when I try to unmount a NFS share on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installation: $ sudo umount /home/ubuntu/nfstest/client /home/ubuntu/nfstest/client was not found in ...
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Trying to monitor an NFS mount with Conky results in an “statfs '/nfs/pi': No such file or directory” error

I've been google'ing this for a while and can't find any help. I have a nfs-server at home that is mounted to our laptops with autofs via wifi. I monitor my laptop with conky 1.8.1 and I want to conky ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: can't write to nfs share

I have installed a small home server running 12.04, now trying to configure an NFS share with Webmin version 1.620. I have gradually lowered the security on the share to basically nil, yet any write ...
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Issue Mounting NAS

I am trying to mount a NAS on one of my servers: htadmin@testing:~$ showmount -e 10.0.0.210 Export list for 10.0.0.210: /humanresources /Web /Usb ...
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Shutdown network connection to NFS directory make freeze Ubuntu Lucid 10.04?

I suspect that NFS make freeze my workstation when the network access to the NFS server is cut. What I mean by freeze: impossible to launch any application, impossible to execute a command in a ...
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NFS does not see underlying NTFS

I have an internet sharing server which is connected with a hdd with music I'd like to listen via wifi. I have tried creating a samba or ftp share, but they are so slow (or I just do not know how to ...
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Not starting NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel

I tried to follow these instructions for setting up NFS server on 12.04: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo /etc/default/portmap doesn't exist so I skipped that part. After ...
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Autofs+NFS unmount

I have configured NFS client to mount user's home using autofs automounter. /home of server is shared using nfsv3. I am using NIS (ypserve) for authentication. NIS and NFS both are configured on the ...
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Trash of local filesystem problems with NFS home

Using Ubuntu 12.04. At the university we have an NIS, and home directories are centralized on an NFS share. When I delete something from my home directory, all is well. However, because the share is ...
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Why does Nautilus take so long to display content of folder on NFS share?

I have a file server running which servers NFS and SAMBA. Although I get much higher transfer rates with NFS, and also listing the content of a folder with ls in the terminal is fast, it takes ages to ...
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How do I get an Ubuntu 12.10 nfs4 client to talk with a Fedora Core nsf4 server?

fstab: vs00001:/home /home nfs rw,hard,intr 0 0 rpcinfo -p: program vers proto port service 100000 4 tcp 111 portmapper 100000 3 tcp 111 portmapper ...
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Seem /etc/exports can only export one directoy

on the nfsserver (called ubuntu) the /etc/exports contains /media/ext 192.160.1.0/24(rw) /home/file 192.160.1.0/24(rw) On the client machine sudo mount -t nfs ubuntu:/home/file /mnt was executed, ...
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How to disable a specific mount, when using automount over LDAP

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, on which NFS paths are automounted using AutoFS/LDAP. For example, /path1 and /path2 are auto mounted, but I want to disable automount for /path1, because I want to use a ...
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Cannot get correct privileges using Samba on NFS mounted partition

I have read/scanned for Samba/NFS problems and answers on the forum, which were quite interesting, many thanks for those :) Setting up NFS can be quite a pain in the ... but getting a warning before ...
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Empathy Chat: People Nearby text chat OK but file transfer fails. Why? How to troubleshoot?

Problem: Chat works (sending text and smileys) with the "People Nearby" feature but sending files silently fails. Going to Contact > Send File presents the sender with a file chooser and no error is ...
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Diskless with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to setup a new diskless solution with ubuntu 12.04 without any success. I followed this howto: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto But the initramfs seems not to be ...
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What's the benefit of AutoFS versus a static NFS mount?

I understand that AutoFS mounts shared on-demand and then unmounts them after a certain amount of idle time, but are there other advantages to AutoFS? For example, if my NFS server crashes (or ...
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PXE boot ubuntu 12.04 Customization

Just configured my Ubuntu 12.04 server to play host to a diskless PXE/NFS system. Currently I'm deploying the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Live CD to all my clients (derived from the install CD). My question ...
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How to remove caching of NFS shares on local disk

My desktop don't have an internal hard drive. I installed Ubuntu in a crappy old portable hard disk which is very slow. I mounted the home folder of my laptop to the desktop using NFS. My desktop and ...
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How to set up an NFS server on ubuntu?

How do I make my ubuntu install an NFS server. So that it is accessible to another system running XBMC on my network? Output of exportfs -v: root@amith-dualcore:# exportfs -v ...
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Doing an unattended PXE installation from a local NFS volume?

I'm trying to configure unattended Ubuntu Desktop (12.10) installations booting from PXE. I've got it working, but since I had to use the initrd.gz and kernel from the mini iso, it appears only to be ...
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Mounting NFS issues - LVM - ext4

I set my ubuntu desktop up with LVM2. I don't know if that is contributing to the issue or whether I have forgotten something. When I try to mount the external filesystem with this command: sudo ...
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Where are the logs for NFS file operations on the network?

I have a Ubuntu server 12.04 in my network and there are 20 workstations connected with this server through NFS. Just now someone moved my share folder and files to somewhere else. Now I already ...
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NFS client/server trouble shooting

I have a compute and storage node. The home directory is shared via NFS. I'm having a problem with the IO when logged from the compute node. It runs incredibly slow. For example a "$wget" or "$svn ...
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NFS mounted directory is read only

I have problem with NFS sharing. See my exports: /export 192.168.1.11(rw,fsid=0,insecure,no_subtree_check,sync) /export/share 192.168.1.12(rw,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,sync) From a client ...
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Can not mount NFS from server on local network

I set up my NFS server without doing any bigger changes in configuration files. After that I added these entries to /etc/exports(both paths are valid) on server(192.168.1.11): /export ...
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Should media files (HTPC) using NFS mount using fstab/static or autofs?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC and am streaming media files from my fileserver (mounted using NFS). Right now I have fstab configured to mount my NFS share like this: 192.168.0.99:/tank/media ...
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nfs share in /etc/fstab doesn't mount on startup

I have an nfs share I'm trying to mount automatically at startup in ubuntu / xbmc I have the following in /etc/fstab nas:/mnt/raid /mnt/raid nfs noauto,rw,async On startup the mount doesn't ...
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Why my NFS server can run without portmap?

I have learned from this Linux NFS-HOWTO that in order to setup a NFS server, the daemon portmap must be run first. But why I cannot find any portmap process using ps aux | grep. My system is ...
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NFS mount stopped working after 12.10 update

since my upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I can't mount my NFS shares anymore. I have a QNAP NAS and one Ubuntu machine that was using NFS for mounting. I've used the following lines in /etc/fstab ...
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How to make shares only mount for particular users?

How can I set up shares to conditionally mount depending on which user logged in? I have some shares on a NAS that I put in fstab, and the line in fstab looks like this: ...
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Download file directly to a remote machine

Is there any possibility to download a file to some remote machine which has ftp, ssh, nfs access. What I mean is that it doesn't have to go through the machine from which the download is issued.
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How to get network drive to work in ubuntu

I have added this line to my /etc/fstab in my ubuntu environment fs-abc-03.abc.mycompany.com:/vol/vol02902/drive /projects/drive nfs intr,nolock 0 0 but after I reboot and I 'cd /projects/drive', ...
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How do I create an overlayfs on NFS on a diskless device?

Looking for example/howto/etc of howto create an overlayfs for my diskless computers. I have multiple diskless computers that have root on nfs configured. I would like to use an overlay for files ...
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NFS4 + idmap, incorrect user name mapping

I tried to follow the ubuntu nfs4 documentation as closely as possible. My client machine is showing incorrect file ownerships. This is my idmapd.conf file on both machines: [General] Verbosity = ...
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Why are mounted iso's not browseable via an NFS share/mount?

Try it out please: download an iso and place it in /data/iso eg: [root@geppetto ~]# ls -al /data/iso total 708620 drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Oct 17 14:40 . drwxr-xr-x. 3 root root 4096 ...
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“request-key: Cannot find command to construct key” when accesing NFS mounted volumes

Since I've upgraded to 12.10 (3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5) the next error appear in auth.log every time an NFS volume is accessed: request-key: Cannot find command to construct key Any clues?
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How to synchronize a whole Ubuntu?

I think that the time is ripe to have my whole Ubuntu synchronized just as my Dropbox folder is. Given that we are always talking about files and directories, what's the difference between my ...
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NFS users getting a laggy GUI expierence

I am setting up a system (ubuntu 12.04) that uses ldap, pam, and autofs to load users and their home folders from a remote server. One of the options for login is sitting down at the machine and ...
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Wrong NFS group after upgrade to Precise

I just upgraded an NFS client from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. After this, the ownership of mounted files and directories is incorrect: For all of them the group "nogroup" is shown while the user is ...
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Can't use HG through a mounted directory

I have a repository on my development server whose directory I have mounted using sshfs. I've synced up my uid/guid and seem to be able to execute/edit files as usual on said directory, as if I had ...
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Mount network NTFS drive as NFS

I have a NTFS NAS mounted on my Ubuntu PC (11.10) to /mnt/nas2/ I wish to set this up as an network drive so my Windows PC can access it. I've tried directly mounting the NTFS NAS to my windows PC, ...
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Samba and NFS conflicts?

I'm using NFS server for quite some time now, and never needed a samba share. But now I'll need to connect one Windows PC to a network, and I should use samba share on the same server. I'd like to ...
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“can't access the server_dir” error when trying to share a directory

I have installed NFS server and Client on separate machines. The problem is when i mount the shared directory on client side using command mount server_addr:server_dir client_dir But it gives ...
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How to share folders using NFS?

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=249889 In the above link it is shown that I need to do sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-server nfs-common portmap However a software called portmap doesnot ...
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How do I ensure an NFS share stays mounted?

I have a machine that mounts another machine's NFS share. However the client machine boots up faster than the server, so it gets an error when trying to mount the NFS share from the server. I had a ...
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How to mount a ZFS share over NFS

I am trying to mount a ZFS drive to a Ubuntu 12.04 server installation. The drive is shared via NFS. I have installed ZFS for Linux but I still get a: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock error. ...
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NFS won't mount on boot

I am having trouble getting my nfs to mount on boot. I am running Lubuntu 12.04 and mounting from a NAS (Synology-if it matters). I should add that am very new to using Lubuntu or any Linux ...