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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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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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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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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How do I mount a CIFS share?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, and am trying to mount a freenas server. I have the server set to share in cifs and nfs with no luck. I have tried smbmount //192.168.1.### /mnt/ I am not new to Ubuntu but ...
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nfs is blocked by ufw even though ports are opened

I've set up an nfsv4 server and it's working fine, however the firewall is blocking nfs even if port 2049 and 111 are open. I know nfs uses some random ports that change at every boot, but how can i ...
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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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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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Placing $HOME directory on nfs server

I have a number of client machines, all running Ubuntu, and recently upgraded to 13.04. I also have a Slackware-based server which includes an nfs service. What I am aiming to do is to have access ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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Ubuntu One and mounted drives

I'm trying to get my music onto Ubuntu One so I can keep it synced, but I'm having a problem. My music is on my NAS (running on a Linux Server), it's mounted in my home directory. I can set the ...
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What's the difference between unfs3 and nfs-kernel-server?

I tried to install nfs using sudo apt-get install nfs-server (for the purpose of streaming audio files to a Mac running OS 10.6) and discovered that I have two packages to choose between. Package ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...