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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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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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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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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Since Upgrading, My NFS Mounts Are Hanging

Since upgrading my Ubuntu Machine, all my NFS mounts are hanging. I checked the syslog, and I'm seeing this now: Sep 29 04:29:10 ip-10-10-10-10 kernel: [ 9589.594814] RPC: AUTH_GSS upcall failed. ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...
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Diskless Boot with IPv6

At our work we are using around 80 diskless machines running Ubuntu. We want to make the transition to IPv6, so now I'm trying to get our diskless system to work with IPV6. The transmission of the ...
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File permissions on NFS mount show up as 'nobody' after upgrading to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server that exports a couple of filesystems over NFS. server$ cat /etc/exports /home 192.168.42.0/255.255.255.0(rw,anonuid=65534,anongid=65534,async,no_subtree_check) /stuff ...
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NFS Client Unable to Mount Shared Directory

I have a server (10.0.0.1) and a client (10.0.0.2) systems, they both run Ubuntu 12.04, they are connected via ethernet. They can ping each other. They can ssh into one another. If I on the server ...
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apt-get install nfs-common does not create an idmapd

I am trying to get NFSv4 client to work with idmapd and I try sudo apt-get install nfs-common Unfortunately, this installs the expected files /etc/default/nfs-common, /etc/idmapd.conf etc., but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 NFSv3 now squashing user/group, how to fix?

I have been running Ubuntu against my ReadyNAS Pro for some time. The ReadyNAS Radiator code is based on Debian. I did not change anything on the ReadyNAS side. I just performed the 14.04 upgrade ...
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NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel

I installed NFS server on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with apt-get install and when I try to start the server I always see: NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel.
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NFS_AutoMount not mounting readynas shares Ubuntu server 14.04

Hi all got NFS_automount installed on a server running Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that automoun` won't mount the NFS share I have on my readynas. This is from the conf file: MOUNTOPTS="hard,intr,...
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NFS export not accessible

Here's my /etc/mtab file on the server (the important parts): /dev/sda1 / ext4 rw,errors=remount-ro 0 0 /dev/sda5 /home ext4 rw 0 0 /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 rw 0 0 /dev/sdc /data/video ext3 rw 0 0 Here'...
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Which files in home directory should not be shared between machines

I have two machines running the same version of Ubuntu (currently 14.04 64-bit); one is a desktop and one is a laptop. The processors, graphics cards, and screen resolutions of the two machines are ...
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ZFS on Linux: Setting up NFS on Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04, but borked the upgrade (and stupidly didn't have a backup image - lesson learnt). Hence, I'm reinstalling everything from scratch. I have a working ...
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Adding NFS mounted file systems on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there something special that needs to be done to make sure NFS file systems are mounted at boot time with 14.04? I added some NFS mounts to /etc/fstab in a virtual server running Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NFS mounted shares keep losing permissions

I have a Synology NAS box on which I keep my videos. This folder is shared out using NFS. One machine of mine, running Ubuntu 13.10 has been having problems accessing this shared folder. None of ...
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nfs configured - clients cannot connect

I'm trying to get NFS working on my ubuntu server 14.04 again. It was originally working until last weekend, but when I tried to configure samba everything wen't fubar. Now none of my devices can ...
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How to properly set up a 'network drive' in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I've got a NAS in my home network, which can serve files both via CIFS or NFS. Some of the shares require a username and password and I want all machines to automatically mount the shares on boot. ...
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Load increasing to very high levels periodically

Lately the load on my computer has been increasing significantly (above 10 at times) when I log in to gnome. The load decreases when I switch to one of the gui-less login options (ctrl+atl+F1 sorry I ...
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Why is my Mythbuntu install missing /sbin/mount.nfs?

I am trying to mount an NFS share on my Mythbuntu installation, but am getting this error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.10.190:/share, missing codepage or helper ...
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Why do I have to use 'exportfs -a' always to mount nfs?

I have my Ubuntu system and a Raspberry Pi, which access Ubuntu via NFS. For some reason, I always have to use 'exportfs -a' in Ubuntu, or else the raspberry will not be able to mount (shows mount.nfs:...
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nfs-kernel-server installation : file does not exist

I am extremely new to Ubuntu and need to work on EdX platform. I need to install the NFS Client on Ubuntu 12.04 for the same. I used the following stuti@stuti:/$ sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : How do you use mount.cifs, mount.nfs, they are not in the repositories any more?

In Ubuntu 12 LTS, I always used mount.cifs and mount.nfs Now they are not in the Ubuntu 14.04 repository, so how do you use mount cifs and mount nfs or install them in 14? Thanks i.e.) Ubuntu 12....
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How do I have a headless machine share its wireless connection through ethernet?

I'm finding a lot of information on how to do this using a GUI. Here is my current setup: -Network shared through wireless router -Computer has wireless connection -Want computer to share this ...
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Does Ubuntu Server support pNFS yet?

I am currently implimenting a new storage infrastructure and the hardware supports pNFS as part of NFS4.1. Is there a supported pNFS implimentation in Ubuntu server? If so, can someone please ...
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(Re)mount all network drives from fstab

From Gentoo, I remember a separate /etc/init.d entry for mounting network drives (i.e., separate from local drives). In Ubuntu, there is umountnfs.sh, which is used during shutdown (in order to ...
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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. SERVER=192.168.1.10 echo ...
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Stale NFS file handle on shutdown

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10, and I have a network attached storage device (HP Mediavault). Usually, but not always, when I shut down the shutdown gets stuck on the message "Stale NFS file handle". The ...
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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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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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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 /home/...
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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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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 initrd=initrd.img-3.8.0-25-...
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How can I stop Gnome Shell's drive pop up notifications?

I have an NFS drive mapped in Ubuntu 11.10 using autofs which automatically mounts a drive on every boot. But if I use the Gnome Shell interface, a pop up notification keeps popping up from the bottom-...
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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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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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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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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 https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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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 10.0.0.0/24(rw,sync,...
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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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Exporting encrypted folders for NFS

Have used NFS for quite a while on 9.10 and 10.04 to access folders on PCs on the LAN. I recently chose the 'Encrypt home partition' option when installing Ubuntu 10.04 on a new PC. Now when I ...
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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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How to export file system to client? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Additional file system and mount at boot time? I am learning to use ubuntu. I have/just installed 2 Ubuntu Server 10.04. I want to make such that, 1 act as a server and ...
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NFS /exports/media won't automount during boot

I'm using Webmin 1.580 with Ubuntu 12.04 and created an NFS export (export/media) which works perfectly fine after manually enabling the export, but when I reboot the system it tells me that it is ...
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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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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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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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How can I cache NFS shares on a local disk?

I use NFS to share media to computers around my house. Unfortunately one of the machines is on a slow wireless link, is there a way to cache network shares on the local disk for performance?