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 mount a dynamic share (NFS) from a script by a non root user

I need to mount a network shared folder (with rw access) from within a script on a headless ubuntu server. The script will receive the ip address for the share as an argument. The script will be run ...
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Specific questions on folder sharing and NFS

Newbie here. Just installed Ubuntu on a Windows 7 machine as a dual boot. Now here is what I want to do! I download all my movies and save them to a secondary hard drive and share them to Kodi via ...
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Mount.d does not seem to start

Yesterday my NFS share did work. Today I get: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting On the server, when I restart nfs (service nfs-kernel-server restart) I get: * Stopping NFS kernel ...
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Moving a file from machine1 folder1 to machine1 folder2 using machine2

I hope I can explain my question clearly, bare with me. I have a machine I use as server (transmissiondeamon, plex, fileserver, that kind of stuff) This machine is headless so if I need to move a ...
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How to share home directory in an pxe-booted linux

I am making a diskless linux cluster with the aid of ubuntu howto (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto). The server has a /nfsroot directory which is the root directory of clients ...
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NFS directory content doesn't show

I used the instructions here. Here is what I have in etc/exports: /media *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,subtree_check) and here is the command I use for mounting on the client: sudo mount ...
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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 Diskless Ubuntu HowTo But the initramfs seems not to be able to mount my nfs share. On my server ...
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How to unmount nfs on shutdown of system via Network Manager

I use network manager and mount a NFS drive via a custom script /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/99nfs.sh: #!/bin/sh IF=$1 STATUS=$2 if [ "${IF}" = "eth0" ] && [ "${STATUS}" = "up" ]; ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NFS v4 mount error incorrect mount option was specified

I am trying to mount a nfs folder over network from NFS Server to NFS Client. My NFS Server configuration looks like this /mount 192.168.145.128/255.255.255.0(rw,sync,no_subtree_check) ...
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Suddenly remote NFS folders will not auto-mount when booting up

I have a headless server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with all latest updates. It is sharing a number of folders using NFS. Contents of may /etc/exports file: # add folders we want to share ...
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Vagrant Up and annoying NFS password asking

Sorry for the language mistakes I've made. I'm trying to prevent vagrant asking the password when it mounts shared folders by NFS: [server] Exporting NFS shared folders... Preparing to edit ...
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Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages while installing nfs server?

I am trying to install nfs server on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine but everytime it is giving me an error like this - david@machineA:~$ sudo apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server Reading package ...
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PlexMediaServer Not running

I had PlexMediaServer (PMS from here on) installed on my Ubuntu Machine, recently i switched from sshfs to NFS for my network shares, PMS managed to stream perfectly from my network shares when i ...
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Port 111/tcp open and rpcbind running on NFS server but invisible on NFS client

I am setting up an NFS sevrer on ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. Running nmap SERVER-IP on the sever gives me: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 111/tcp open rpcbind 2049/tcp open nfs ...
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DRBD write over boundaries of zvol?

Running two 14.04 LTS servers with drbd and heartbeat using zfs under drdb. Created a zvol with 1.5TB and xfs to format the zvol then nfs shared out to clients. For unknown reason 1.94TB was being ...
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Mounting and accessing Western Digital's MyCloud NAS

I have bought a Western Digital Mycloud disk. I did succeed to mount it under Lubuntu 13.10 by means of the following command: sudo mount -o soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 :/nfs ...
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nfsd peername failed

On several machines that we have, we run NFS servers. Lately we have seen the following errors fill the system logs: nfsd: peername failed (err 107)! Along with that, we've had issues where the ...
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Mount NAS drive OpenMediavaul

after a did a new installation on my notebook I forgot to take a backup of the fstab. I tried to mount doing the following steps: Installed common-nfs Created by mkdir /nfs so I do have /mnt/nfs on ...
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How to PXE network boot Ubuntu Server 14.04 using NFS

So far I have a PXE server based on Ubuntu Server 14.04 setup and running, configured to serve a Linux Mint 17 live CD and Ubuntu Server 14.04. The aim is to use NFS to serve install media around the ...
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rsync from local folder to mounted nfs share causes permission denied errors and nothing is copied

I have a home server that is sharing folders on the network using NFS. I have mounted these folders on my computer, for example: 192.168.1.20:/mnt/raiddisk/john /mnt/john nfs ...
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Openldap server slow connection issue

I have one Ubuntu LDAP server with more then 1000 LDAP users. 100 client Ubuntu system having the connection. Yhe connection made by OpenLDAP with domain. Nfs mapped their home directory. My issue is ...
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Umount when umount -lf doesn't work

I'm trying to troubleshoot our NAS, and frankly, I'm getting sick of it, every time I try and unmount the connection on our server (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS fully updated) it simply refuses to unmount the ...
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NFS shares no longer mount on startup

I have an NAS device and mount several directories on it via entries in /etc/fstab :- # NFS number0:/projects /home/carl/number0/projects nfs rw 0 0 number0:/carl /home/carl/number0/stuff nfs rw 0 0 ...
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NFS : mount.nfs: access denied by server

I want to mount from NAS disk to my local and use command 150.45.35.20:/distance_folder mnt/mount-folder nfs soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 0 0 But it always show message mount.nfs: access denied ...
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General error mounting filesystems after upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

I updated My server from ubuntu 10.04 LT to 12.04 LT and I had couple of errors but it was completed without asking me to reboot. when I rebooted I had the following error: General error mounting ...
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Unable to access NFS share from Mac OS X

I am trying to use NFS to share an external drive mounted on an Ubuntu server with a Mac running OS X 10.9.5. I cannot access the mount point from the Mac. The relevant line in /etc/exports is: ...
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Rsync over NFS hanging

When using rsync to back up a local system to an NFS server, the rsync processes all seem to get stuck after a few minutes. They are getting stuck on regular old files... most recently, syncing ...
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PXE Boot Problems /cdrom access denied

I am having issues with trying to PXE boot the latest Ubuntu 15.04 MATE image. I have mounted the ISO and copied the files to /tftpboot/nfs/ubuntu/ I am using syslinux, and followed this tutorial: ...
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PXE install Ubuntu Server using NFS

I have Ubuntu 15.04 Live booting from PXE using NFS. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 using same combination of pxelinux and NFS. Installer loads but it is not using Local Network NFS, ...
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mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting

I have a problem I have been googling for at least 6 hours 28 hours with no luck. Whenever I try to mount a directory I get the following error (verbose version at end): mount.nfs: access denied ...
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Crashplan - NFS: Backup engine does not have access to the given location

Hello and thanks in advance for any guidance. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop. Crashplan, latest version. I've got an NFS share that appears to be happily mounted - I can create/delete files on the ...
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NFS reporting clientid is in use

Two weeks ago, our network switched around and since then I've had issues with a workstation. It was originally configured as a static IP and now it is switched to DHCP. The home directory is an NFS ...
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NFS Shares - one IP Read/Write, rest Read-Only

I'm trying to create some NFS shares for my home network so that I can manage my NAS more easily. I'm currently using Samba for the household, but NFS is faster for me since I use Ubuntu (everyone ...
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nfs client reconnect after interface change

I have nfs client on my laptop which mounts couple of partitions over nfs from a local server. Everything works fine, but I have problems when switching from wifi to utp interface and vice versa. So, ...
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NFS share exportfs during boot not working

I have started using NFS to share folders between ubuntu machines running on my home network. I have one issue though which is that every time I reboot the NFS server I have to manually run the ...
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Folders, shares and permissions

I want to organise my home network for my family, so: kids get their own login (probably on a Windows machine). Kids get read/write access to their own folder. Kids get read-only access to a folder ...
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Can't auto-mount NFS share using fstab

In Ubuntu 14.04 Server I've got a share mounting correctly with the following command: sudo mount -a 192.168.10.5:/mnt/sf_nas/movies /mnt/movies However, when I add the below line to /etc/fstab and ...
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Kerberized NFS4 and Active Directory

I'm trying to use NFS4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Active Directory for user authentication, with Kerberos security, and I'm having trouble. When I mount with sec=sys, all works, but when I try to mount ...
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NFS slower on 15.04 than it was on 14.04

I have an Ubuntu machine set up as an NFS server for various clients (some Mac OS X laptops in particular) with lines like this in /etc/exports /home/someuser ...
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Mount NFS share using autofs

I have a NFS share on a local Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu Server 14.04) that I'm trying to automount on my work station (Xubuntu 15.04). I've found out that it can be achieved using autofs and I've set it ...
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nfs mount failes on startup

After updating to Kubuntu 13.10 (beta) my nfs share stopped auto-mounting during boot. Here is my fstab: dimanne@Impedance:~$ cat /etc/fstab # <file system> <mount ...
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Why do I get “wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error?

When mounting an NFS directory by doing: sudo mount 192.168.1.5:/home/shared /mnt/common I get the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.1.5:/home/shared, ...
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I am unable to set nfs block size to greater than 32kbps

I am using 12.04.4 and trying to connect to a NFS server which allows a blocksize of 64kbps, but the most I can set on the client side with mount.nfs is rsize/wsize=32786. I read that there is a ...
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How to allow this connection on the Firewall?

I am trying to connect my Ubuntu Web Server to my Ubuntu Storage Server using NFS (Network File System). But when I try to mount a Storage Server to the Web Server, I get a "Connection Timeout" ...
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How to enable useradd to create local home directories when machine is using NIS?

If a machines is NIS enabled, the /home directory is on NFS and you cannot create directories there. Running a useradd --create-home john will fail because it will try to create /home/john instead of ...
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Ubuntu to Windows slow via NFS while everything else saturates gigabit speeds

I've read everything I could get my hands on and I'm still quite stumped. Hoping experts here can help. Everything seems to be functioning quite optimally with my network, as well as my internet ...
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Wine Program doesnt run 90% of the games [closed]

Ok, I have many games in my pc including GTA 3, NFS MW, San Andreas, Vice City but my wine program loader doesnt seem to work on them and the output is- The game is magnified so much that i can see ...
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Transient incorrect user and group name mapping of NFS4 automounted files on Xubuntu 14.04 client

Keywords: xubuntu 14.04, automount, 4294967294, incorrect user name mapping, nfs_v4, solaris11 server I have a Solaris11 fileserver that exports a couple of file systems over NFS. The Xubuntu 14.04 ...
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“Emergency Mode” on installing NFS

I installed NFS in 15.04 with the packages rpcbind and nfs-common, and when I had added my server to /etc/fstab and rebooted I got greeted with a nice emergency mode. Thats odd I thought, is it ...
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NFS Underground 2 screen problem on Linux

so i have the windows version of nfs underground 2 on my linux pc. When i start it up with wine or open the .exe file directly only one quarter of the game window shows on the screen. It doesnt fit ...