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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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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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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Can't login mounted home directory mounted after upgrade to 11.10 [closed]

I have a home directory mounted from a file server (OpenFiler software), with an entry in the file /etc/fstab It worked well with Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, and 11.04 The line in the /etc/fstab file is ...
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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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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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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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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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Delete empty “lost+found” folder automatically if it's empty

Every certain amount of time, Ubuntu checks my filesystems and it creates several empty "lost+found" folders. Can I disable this feature? Is there any way that Ubuntu deletes automatically these ...
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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 can I mount a Synology DS212? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 and want to mount a Synology DS212. I can see the disk station in the file browser (before mounting with nfs) but can not open it. I've tried to mount it with nfs but no ...
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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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Cannot update NFS, the update manager shows packages but won't let me select them

I cannot update NFS. Ever since I upgraded from 10.04 LTS the update manager shows two NFS packages but it won't let me click them. What should I do? I tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Mounted NFS shares interrupting shutdown?

I use NFS to share media to all my files on my network. However in 10.10 when the share is mounted my machines cannot shutdown, they seem to sit there. When I don't mount the NFS shares the machines ...
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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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Configure mounting timeout at boot

On remotely rebooting a 12.04 machine I found it hanging at the "unable to mount soandso: Skip, Manual Abort? " (That's pretty much how I remember the message) The machine was basically stopped there ...
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Mount NFS share as a shortcut

I recently purchased a Netgear ReadyNas and have a question about mounting an NFS volume. Firstly I know how to mount the share in fstab. There is a lot of information around that describes how to do ...
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NFS server generating “invalid extent” on EXT4 system disk?

I have a server running Xen 4.1 with Oneiric in the dom0 and each of the 4 domUs. The system disks of the domUs are LVM2 volumes built on top of an mdadm RAID1. All the domU system disks are EXT4 and ...
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EC2 Kernel without rpcsec_gss_krb5 mod

I'm looking into setting up NFSv4 with kerberos (via this). I believe I have everything working except I'm running kernel 3.0.0-16-virtual which doesn't seem to include rpcsec_gss_krb5. Which causes ...
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How to I enable NFS caching for mounts made in /etc/auto.master [closed]

My /etc/auto.master is looking like this: /usr/groups yp:auto.groups --timeout=3600 /home yp:auto.home --timeout=3600 /nistest yp:auto.misc --timeout=3600 /misc yp:auto.misc --timeout=3600 I want ...
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Can I set a time-out for auto-mounted shares that are unavailable?

I am using autofs to mount an NFS remote share at boot so it's mounted when I'm logged in. If the remote share is down, I can't login to Ubuntu, it hangs after entering my password. Any way to set a ...
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NFS mount of /var/www to OS X

I have spent 2 hours trying to create an NFS mount from my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server to my OS X desktop system. Objective: three way file compare between the code base on the Mac, the development ...
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apt-get doesnt download files from NFS location

I have switched to unix from last 3 months and trying to understand install process and in particular apt-get. I am able to successfully install and download the packages when I configure my ...
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nfs mountpoint named ``share'' breaks ls and man

I mounted a nfs server to ~/share. This works fine as long as I'm at home, where the nfs share is in reach. Whenver I'm not, this seems to break access to all manpages. Using man (or ls in my homedir) ...
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Simple NAS setup for Ubuntu

So, I want to connect my shiny new NAS (QNAP TS-210p II) to my Ubuntu 11.10 box. I have a 2nd Ubuntu machine, but I don't use that enough to be too worried about it. Use is ideally to offload all ...
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How to update firewall to pass NFS traffic?

I have set up the NFS Service using these instructions and it was working fine last week but today I get this error: Root-NFS: Unable to get nfsd port number from server, using default I ...
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How to mount different NFS volumes depending on the connected network? [closed]

Scenario: I use the same notebook at work and at home: At work I have 13 NFS mappings split over two different IPs. At home I have one mapping on a third IP. Problem: When I get home and turn on ...
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What's supposed to happen to NFSv4 mounts when Kerberos tickets expire? [closed]

I've got a bug report up on Launchpad describing this issue in detail. See here: Bug #794112 The gist is that I'm using LDAP and Kerberos to authenticate NFSv4 mounts on my clients according to a ...
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Encrypted backups on a NFS or SSHFS share

Been going around in square circles here so any help and/or suggestions welcome! Goal: encrypt my backup data on shared network server (shared via NFS or SSHFS) want the encrypted folder to be ...
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How do I hide an 'unshared' directory?

I'm sharing a directory with another user. This directory is called /home/Shared. When I was setting up the home network (that's another question), I found the 'Shared' directory with read access in ...
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/dev/nfs or /nfs-root does not exist [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 on a client which I'm trying to get to boot off a server running 10.10. nfs seems to work fine on the server. If I boot the server off its internal disk, I can mount ...
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Cannot mount nfs4 share: no such file or directory

I am trying to get a basic nfs4 working between two machines (let's call them server and client). I have followed this manual by letter to no avail. Here's what I'm getting: root@server#: tail -n 2 ...
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How can I set the installer to use my NFS server instead of a mirror while PXE installing?

I'm trying to deploy ubuntuer-10.04 server with a pxe server. Now the problem i've encountered is that the netboot initrd/kernel image wants to load ubuntu through a mirror and not through my nfs ...
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Installer looks for a CD while attempting a network install via PXE/NFS [closed]

I'm trying to set up a PXE/NFS server which will automatically deploy Ubuntu 10.04 Server (32-Bit), now i've set up dhcp and tftp and the client loads the bootloader from the pxe server. Now i choose ...
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How can I update diskless installation 11.04 to 11.10

Bonjour messieurs, we have installed on our Ubuntu server 64bit in directory /MNT the distribution of Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit as shared drive for PXE diskless computers in school. Can we upgrade to ...
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Problem logging in with an old home account

I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I am trying to use an old user home directory. My network is set up with a NIS server for authentication. I have installed nis package and configure the passwd, ...
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Need to set up shared storage for Guest virtual machines that are running on a Xen host

My environment: I am doing these things at home with the purpose of learning about virtualization techniques. My machine have quad core processor that supports Intel-VT and 8GB RAM. XEN is the ...
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How to make NFS mounts available while offline?

Problem: I work on a notebook and while at work I have access to many NFS mounted drives. When I get home they are obviously not available. Windows 7 solution: My business partner uses Windows 7 ...
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NFS not mounting on 11.10 upgrade [closed]

I updated to Oneiric a few days ago and my nfs shares will not connect as they always have with Natty on this and other computers on my network. The error message is: mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not ...
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Can't access nfs3 shares

Unable to access NFS shares on Ubuntu from Windows 7. It just acts like the share can't be found on network. (NET HELP MSG 1222) on client: added NFS features tried "mount IP:/share z:" and the ...
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NFS Share - trying to mount my Synology 1511+ NAS

I am running ubuntu 10.10 64 bit on my mac mini. After installing nfs-common, and attempting to mount using mount -t nfs4 -o proto=tcp,port=2049 192.168.1.139:/volume1/magneto/ ./test I keep getting ...
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I don't want nautilus to show my NFS share as “umountable” when only root can umount it

/etc/fstab 192.168.0.14:/media/hdd500 /mnt/sosonicoco nfs user,auto 0 0 192.168.0.14:/media/hdd500/Musique /home/nicoco/Musique nfs user,auto 0 0 sosonicoco is seen by nautilus as a ...
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nfs really slow on one specific client

I have a fileserver in my network, with the storage accessible via NFS. From one particular client machine, reading from this NFS share is really slow. Or rather, it stops all the time. The pattern ...
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“Disk quota exceeded” error

In our lab, NFS server has been setup. This server has home directories of all users. Quota is enabled for all users. root@server:/users/labuser# du -sh 69M . root@lab-01:~# quota -su ...
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Can nfs4 with kerberos work with strong encryptions?

Is it possible to use strong encryption (anything else than DES) with NFS4 and kerberos? What's required to get it working on natty?
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Use Upstart to umount NFS at shutdown/restart?

I want to umount NFS drive at shutdown/restart. I connect to it with my laptop, and due to known bug, the system shuts down for ten minutes, instead for 20 seconds, when the NFS is mounted. I used to ...
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Setting up NFS client shows “local domain name not set” error

I'm having trouble configuring the machine to use nfs. I have installed autofs, and tried to configure it. But the problem is that the configuration I use on OpenSuSe machines isn't working. First ...