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 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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Configuring NFS mount to use LDAP user id

My research group uses LDAP authentication for all the desktops. However, we've purchased a few laptops and would like to set them up so that they don't require LDAP authentication (so we can work ...
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bindfs with filesystem ACL support?

I have been using the ServerPilot service to provision a Vagrant box (14.04 LTS) for local development. NFS is the fastest option when setting up a synced folder between the host and guest VM but this ...
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systemd seems to ignore _netdev option for NFS in Ubuntu 16.04

I have the following mount for NFS in /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.6:/var/share /media/share nfs hard,intr,retrans=10,timeo=10000000,_netdev 0 0 On reboot my system hangs; turns out it's the mount as ...
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Windows Deployment Services PXE Boot Ubuntu

Currently, I am using Windows Deployment Services for deployments of operating systems to devices within my home and recently I had a troublesome device that I was attempting to PXE Boot to determine ...
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Why doesn't my disk get shared via NFS?

I have had no problems getting NFS to work until now. I'm trying to mount an internal disk /dev/disk under a certain location, /location/disk, then share that location with another machine by ...
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Why are mount -a and blkid hanging?

I was trying to share an internal disk via NFS. So, two machines, A and B. MachineA mounted the disk at /data/Storage and exports /data to MachineB MachineB mounts MachineA:/data at ...
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How to mount a NFS share in Ubuntu 16.04?

I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 recently. Before I used 14.04 and mounted a a NFS share with the following line in the /etc/fstab 192.168.178.66:/media/user/drive /media/user/banana nfs rw 0 ...
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Why is my desktop suddenly using my home folder?

Installed gdm, using GNOME Classic. Also using LDAP for authentication and home folder designation. I realized my home folder was set to /home/users/ldapuser which is undesired behavior, because that ...
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NFS won't mount on boot

I am having trouble getting my nfs to mount on boot. I am running Lubuntu 12.04 and mounting from a NAS (Synology-if it matters). I should add that am very new to using Lubuntu or any Linux ...
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How can I mount NFS directory on Unity?

An NFS directory is shared by a SPARC server. Utilizing a Samba application, it is not a problem to link a folder shared by an MS-Windows server. But, it is hard to link a directory shared by an NFS ...
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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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Freeze on losing network connection

When I mount a server file system that is located in a local network over nfs on my laptop, the laptop freezes whenever the network connection is lost. Both the file explorer (Dolphin) window freezes, ...
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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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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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Trying to install package for nfs server but the following error is appearing,please provide if any solution or alternative is available

I wanted to install this package nfs-utils system-config-nfs for nfs server. i am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS getting following error root@D-9416:/home$ sudo yum install nfs-utils system-config-nfs ...
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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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“Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages” while installing NFS server

I am trying to install an NFS server on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine but everytime it gives me an error like this: david@machineA:~$ sudo apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server Reading package ...
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NFS sets rtkit ownership

I have a server that shared folders to a client. The issue I am facing is that when a client writes to the folder it changes the permissions server side. If I look at folder ownerships client side ...
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How do I mount NFS through nautilus?

I have an NFS share that I need to connect to (for reasons of speed). If I try to connect through Nautilus->Connect to Server, I get the error "This file server type is not recognised." I have ...
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Nautilus and other applications freeze when bookmarked NFS share is unaccessible

I have some issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and NFS shares. Where I work, I am using NFS shares to access my files. Some of the locations on the shares are bookmarked in nautilus and some documents are ...
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Trying to configure NFS on a non-server ubuntu install

The goal: I have a couple 3D printers that are run from a headless Raspberry Pi with wifi. My design work is done on a Ubuntu machine on the same network. right now I am sneaker-netting my gcode ...
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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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networking stopped working and I don't know why

I'm afraid I've shot myself in the foot. For a very brief while, I had the wired ethernet working with a static IP, but in tryihng to get NFS setup to share files between a raspberry pi and Ubuntu, ...
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nfs mount causes freeze in terminal (after suspend?)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. Mounted up some folders with NFS4 from a Synology diskstation using fstab. This is example line in fstab file: x.x.x.x:/volume1/projects /home/x/Projects nfs auto 0 0 ...
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Reconnecting network drives in fstab when changing network

I have a couple of network drive entries in /etc/fstab, and they work great as long as I'm connected to the same network from boot to shutdown. If i try to change to another WiFi (or LAN), or if I put ...
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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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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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ubuntu as vagrant vm: cannot chown to other users

I have a directory: /home/vagrant/flarum and I am trying to change the owner of the directory from root to vagrant. so I run this commond: sudo chown -R vagrant:vagrant /home/vagrant/flarum this ...
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NFS Mount on VirtualBox NAT adapter

can someone please help me mount an NFS share from a Mac host and ubuntu guest on virtualbox NAT adapter. on the guest, "ip r" gives me; default via 10.0.2.2 dev eth0 10.0.2.0/24 dev eth0 proto ...
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NFS hangs in Ubuntu 15.10

i have problem with nfs in 15.10. Before 15.10 i use 14.04 with nfs shares from my server without problems for years. But after new Ubuntu 15.10 installation my nfs shares sometimes stop responding. ...
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Boot from NFS drive with persistence

I have installed PXELinux on my Synology NAS and unpacked the ubuntu ISO in the NAS. I can now boot from my PC thru PXE into ubuntu. This is how my pxelinux entry looks: LABEL Ubuntu Menu label ...
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owner of a file should be user 'nobody' and group 'anybody'

I have exported 2 filesystems on an Ubuntu server 14.04 and mounted them from another Ubuntu server 14.04. In my /etc/exports file on the server, I deactivated the option no_root_squash for one of ...
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kernel be change boot NFS ,how to change back

I use my Ubuntu system 14.04.3 to install new kernel 4.3.3 from kernel.ubuntu.com, but I forgot to modify /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf ,this file I made nfs boot kernel before ,I want to ask ...
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Cannot login after editing /etc/fstab

I've recently changed my /etc/fstab to mount /home to a NFS. After rebooting, I cannot login anymore. The system doesn't respond after I enter my password. What options do I have now?
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Sudo has lower privileges then normal user

I have a strange problem. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and an NFS home folder, and currently if i try to log in i get thrown back to the loginscreen I have a NAS, and the home directory is located there. ...
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NFS hangs on resume from suspend [after Wily update]

I updated to Wily a week ago. Previously, nfs (by autofs) mounts worked fine after suspend. Now they don't, and it's causing all apps that have open files on the network to hang and complain. When I ...
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Getting time out error using NFS on Synology NAS

I know this question has been asked a few times, but please bear with me. I'm new to Linux (only been using for a few months, but I like to think I have learnt fairly quickly, and am halfway confident ...
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Automouting NFS share inside NAT'd LXC container fails

I have 2x Ubuntu 14.04 LXC setups One is on bare metal hardware and containers are assigned IP adresses directly from the network The other one is on an ESXi virtual machine and using NAT via the ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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nfs4 permission denied: UID GID numbers shown for owner. I expected strings

I do not get the expected file permissions from my Lan Server using NFS4. Mounting the 'exports' dir as a client works fine. ls outputs the correct folder content. But if the client tries to cd into ...
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access removable device remotely by NFS

I have a server and some clients sharing some directories using NFS. Now I want to have access (both read and write) to any removable device (such as external hard disk) which attaches to server ...
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Diskless Problem Network

I'm new on the askubuntu.com and I want to expose my problem. I'm sorry for my poor english. I have a big project to implement a big cluster calculations. I'm stuck at a part, let me explain. The ...
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Network Interface Device Naming on tftpboot

We are doing a netboot via tftpboot on some new nodes we installed. Basically, I can't figure out how ubuntu decides to name the network interface for each node. A line in our pxelinux.cfg looks like ...
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NFS mount. Permission issue?

Attempting to mount an NFS share on my server and the following seems to be as far as I get... I've tried various solutions apart from an OS reload, which may be coming still... :) Not running an ...
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NFS Share Mount Issue

I have my main PC, and a server PC on my network. I don't always power on my server and this is causing an issue with my NFS share/mount. If I start my main PC and use it for a bit and then I decide ...
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how to mount a NFs share on 14.04 from FreeNAs

Not sure how to formulate the question since i am quite a newbie but this is my problem and i can't seem to find a solution. I run a Linux-Ubuntu 14.04 on which I have installed Sonar. I want Sonar ...
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Mount LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to mount a LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share, but whatever options I try, it fails. showmount 172.16.3.84 -e Export list for 172.16.3.84: /harddisk/volume_1/data/public * I tried the following ...
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LDAP to create home directories in NFS location

I am trying to setup LDAP in a way that when a user logs in , it creates the home directory in the nfs location. I use a Synology NAS box. I tried Automount - autofs with auto.home as per synology ...
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sharing swap partition on network

I have an HPC including a server and about 20 diskless computing nodes. The server has a swap partition. I wonder if I could use this swap partition over network (ie. using NFS) to be used by ...