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 Daemon Stuck in 'D' (Uninteruptable Sleep) State

I've got some older machines (nothing crazy, ~2006 era) connecting to a common NFS share. All of the machines are running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. They're doing a bunch of reads and writes, which ...
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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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PXE boot ubuntu 12.04 Customization

Just configured my Ubuntu 12.04 server to play host to a diskless PXE/NFS system. Currently I'm deploying the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Live CD to all my clients (derived from the install CD). My question ...
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Accessing NFS Export on Mac

I am new to Umbuntu and my first attempt is to set up home server using Server 12.04.4. I have the server 'running' and I have been following this guide- http://linuxhomeserverguide.com. My first ...
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How to change location of .config directory

My home directory is located on a network filer with fixed quota. I'm running out of my quota as different applications saving their data in home directory. For example google-chrome, storing data ...
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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 howto: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto But the initramfs seems not to be ...
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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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How to configure nfs server to be accessible through firewall [duplicate]

I want my shared folder be accessible throught the NAT. I should then create rules for ports. Problem is that I don't know which ports are used and needed for my nfs server to work, and netstat ...
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Why does nfs-kernel-server only pretend to stop?

Background: I had an NFS server, ran fine for years, needed to hard reboot it, and now I cannot get the daemon to stop when it's told to. Also, clients can't mount it any more, but I suspect the ...
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Sharing files and devices between 2 Linux machines

A couple of versions of Ubuntu ago, (guessing about 10.10, no later than 12.10) I used to open Nautilus, type in the local IP address of a Linux machine on my network, and it would pop open a box ...
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Deluge permission denied mounted drive

I've got deluge running on a VM with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I've set up NFS so the share /allspark/downloads is mounted under /media/vm-seedbox. I've set permissions to /media/vm-seedbox to be ...
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Setting up Cluster Configuration using an existing web server as a Primary Node?

We currently have a Primary node, which resides in the US within a Datacenter, but we are going to be using this for all serious bandwidth and resource intensive websites, and through a configuration ...
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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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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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Access denied error while mounting a shared folder?

I am a linux newbie and I have a very basic question. I have three machines - machineA 10.108.24.132 machineB 10.108.24.133 machineC 10.108.24.134 and all those machines have Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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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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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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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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How can I share an optical drive in a way that fools the client into thinking it's a local drive?

I'm in the frankly ludicrous situation where my desktop has two optical drives and my media centre has none (nor space for one). Before I consider something as extreme as buying an external optical ...
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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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NFS export and dynamic ip

Currently I have a PXE hosted from a xubuntu 12.04 box, using dnsmasq as a dns proxy with TFTPD to host PXE boot files, along with NFS share for the booting file system. I would like to set the ...
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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 ...
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AUFS shared over SMB and NFS

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 as a file server with 3 disks, two contain files and one contains parity of the others, using snapraid. I have been able to share one disk as both SMB and NFS, but now I ...
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How does one FSCK a NAS/NFS with an ext2 FileSystem using Ubuntu

Copying a file while this hard drive is in my D-Link DNS-323 NAS/NFS freezes and stops at around 50%. Running the DNS-323's internal ScanDisk fails. This inspired me to buy an external hard drive kit, ...
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Accessing shares on computer connected to network over shared internet connection

I have a computer that is connected to the internet via a shared network set up like this. The internet connection on this machine works with no issues and I can access the NFS shares on it from the ...
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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 ...
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Slow NFS over Gigabit on kubuntu 13.10

Im experiencing a slow connection... Firs, I can confirm the network is well mounted, iperfs give me 900 mbits in transfer rate and I get some times 60 MBps in samba, low but more than NFS, ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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NFS: failed to create MNT RPC client status = -101

I am trying for network file system (nfs) booting between two systems. I am using dhcp server to assign ip-address for client. And my kernel and root file system are present in server. My client is ...
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How to export AUFS as NFS

I have mounted folders from multiple drives using AUFS. However I can't seem to figure out how to export it using NFS. Google suggests I have to enable config_aufs_export and use the fsid in the NFS ...
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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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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 ...
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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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PXE server 12.04 install will not use NFS export and always asks for cdrom

We are attempting to install Server 12.04 through pxe using nfs. We are successfully at the pxe portion but every time it goes to install, we are prompted for the cdrom. Further, doing an ip a at this ...
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NFS exports the wrong filesystem, duplicating the previous export

On the server, I have nfs-kernel-server 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3.1 and nfs-common 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3.1. and nfs-common 1:1.2.6-3ubuntu2 on a client. I initially tried to use NFSv4 but could never get sane ...
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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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NFS timeout for OSX client

I finally managed to get a NFS share on my ubuntu 13.10 home server mounted on my OSX laptop (10.9.1 Mavericks), after all the hassle of resolving user ids, insecure settings and the like. Now I get ...
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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 ...