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 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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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NFS Mount fails on startup

I have multiple Ubuntu servers, recently I've installed a few 11.04 servers (and 1 desktop) and I've just found that upon rebooting the nfs mounts will not mount. I've tried upgrading nfs-common to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/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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Mounting NFS directory causes creating Zero byte files

I have two Servers, Server X (IP 192.168.1.1) and Server Y (IP 192.168.1.2), both of them are ubuntu 9.1 i have created varnish load balancer on them for my drupal website (pressflow 6.22) I have ...
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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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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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“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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Why Gnome/Ubuntu use SAMBA as default sharing service?

and not NFS? click on a folder and select proprieties, tab "share".
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How to create a shared folder using command line on a server

After following the tutorial here I ran into a problem. Here is what I did. On my server I installed nfs-kernel-server and edited the /etc/exports file to include the folder I want to share: ...
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Connect to NFS on availability

What would be a good way to automatically mount an NFS when it gets/is available? I have the following: Media server at home, running Ubuntu, 10.10 with GUI *) Laptop often at home, often on the ...
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How can I get an nfs mount in fstab to use the bg option to mount a server when it eventually comes up

I've got an NFS server and several NFS clients, if I reboot the server, then when the client comes up (if the server is unavailable), I can get it to either skip the NFS mount or prompt me to ask how ...
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Merge home directory after fresh installation with existing (Gentoo) home

I reinstalled my desktop machine with Ubuntu 10.10., coming from Gentoo where I used XFCE. My home is usually NFS-mounted from a server. During the install I let the installer set up my user, but of ...
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Using the fsc mount option with nfsroot kernel parameter to allow FS-cache

I'm PXE-booting a Ubuntu 10.10 system, where I specify the kernel parameters as follows: append root=/dev/nfs initrd=ubuntu-boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic nfsroot=11.22.33.44:/data/nfsroot,fsc ...
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Mini.iso Install on to Diskless Machine with NFS Mounted Volume

Is it possible to install Ubuntu directly to an NFS volume? I'd like to boot a diskless machine with a mini.iso image and run the installer. The only problem is I can't find a way to mount the NFS ...
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How do I share NFS mounts over zeroconf?

I would like to advertise my NFS shares via Avahi so that I can just browse from multiple machines without having to set it all up, especially when guests come over and I want something automagic. I ...
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Automounter — browsing with Nautilus

I have a NAS box that I automount several shares on my laptop. The shares are mounted to /mnt/nas/music, /mnt/nas/photos, etc. When I browse /mnt/nas in Nautilus, no directories show up unless I go ...
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How to setup Automount/Autofs

I've followed the ubuntu help docs for setting up NFSv4 on a server running Ubuntu 10.4LTS and now I'm trying to get Autofs (on ubuntu 10.10) to mount the exports, following these instructions. So ...
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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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NFS mounted directory owner problem

I am able to mount an NFS directory as a regular user (which doesn't have sudo rights) because a suitable entry (i.e. with the user option) is defined in /etc/fstab file. But, when I mount it, I am ...
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How to Mount NFS Root in Maverick

After upgrading to 10.10 Maverick, my NFS root is not mounted correctly during boot. What is the correct method? 10.04 and earlier I had my /etc/fstab setup to use /dev/nfs as my root device, but it ...
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What happens to LDAP user authentication and NFS home directory shares when away from the network?

At present I have several machines on the home network which are a mixture of static desktops and laptops. Its getting unmanageable for me and impractical for all of them to have local home ...
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Which to use NFS or Samba?

I am setting up a box to be a file server at the house. It will mainly be used to share music, pictures, movies with other linux boxes on the network, and one OS X machine. From what I have read NFS ...
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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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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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Ubuntu and Windows Server 2008 NFS

Background I am trying to configure NFS on my Windows Server 2008 with UNIX Extensions to be able to connect to Ubuntu. However in 2008 you need AD to activate User Profile Mappings. Windows can ...