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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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Issue mounting NFS share with Ubuntu 22.04

I have a QNAP NAS with NFS shares on my LAN and am trying to mount them on my mostly vanilla Ubuntu 22.04 install. Running showmount on the client shows the NFS shares: ~$ showmount -e nas.localdomain ...
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unable to mount nfs on Ubuntu 22.04

I've installed Ubuntu 22.04 on a machine and I am trying to mount an NFS share which has no problems mounting on an array of other Linux Ubuntu machines (21.04, 20.04, 18.04, etc.). The command we use ...
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USB drive keeps having its name changed!

complete newbie as far as unix is concerned. I'm trying to set up a USB drive on a WYSE Dx0D thin client running Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS using both nfs and Samba (just to see which works best) for use by a ...
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Why doesn't overlayroot work properly with a net-booted NFS root on a RPi4?

This question has not generated much interest (and no solutions): this may because it is not just a question about Ubuntu and is also not sufficiently documented. I have therefore extensively ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Cloud Image: NFS Server won't start

I just installed the Ubuntu 20.04 Cloud Image (from here: https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/minimal/releases/focal/release/) in a Proxmox VM. Then I installed the NFS Server with apt install nfs-server ...
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Unable to mount new Synology DS918+

I have several Synology DS918+ which I can mount fine with: sudo mount -t cifs //x.x.x.x/my_folder -o username=xxx,password='xxx',uid=1000,sec=ntlm,vers=1.0 /my_local_folder I have purchased a new ...
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qemu virtualisation: import NFS share?

An old friend with somewhat "personal" opinions and habits requested me to set up a virtual Win XP machine on his Ubuntu. The reason for wanting this very antiquated O/S needs not be ...
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rsyncing the first 100 folders for performance testing

I am trying to measure the performance of the newly set up NFS drive between our servers so I am trying to sync 100 large files. I have 400 folders that each only contain one large files. How can I ...
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Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04 gets "you do not have proper permissions" when downloading a file to an NFS mount

I'm running a number of Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop VMs at work, and each of them is having an issue with only Firefox when a user tries to download a file. So, some context first on how our Ubuntu VMs are ...
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How to enable my nfs server?

My service status shows service nfs status Unit nfs.service could not be found. I checked unix deamons ps aux | grep nfsd mikigm 12022 0.0 0.0 20452 2636 pts/0 S+ 11:03 0:00 grep --...
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Python-based package manager returning fcntl "No locks available" error on NFS mount system

I am using the python-based spack package manager to manage different versions of packages on my system. I am using a NFS mount system where the users always log into the same [/nethome] directory on ...
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NFS share write -only permission

Is that possible to implement NFS server in Ubuntu then set up "write-only" permission? I would like to let all my clients can save their files to NFS share for backup but I don't want the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 PXE boot fails - "Unable find a live file system on the network"

When attempting to boot Ubuntu 20.04 via PXE, I'm getting the error Unable to find a live file system on the network. I use the NFS method: menu label ^Install ubuntu kernel /images/ubuntu20-04/casper/...
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Nautilus network drives not accessible from the browser and applications (AFP)

I have a Synology NAS which I connect to via AFP. The files are accessible via Nautilus (Files) application. However, I cannot access this location (bookmark) from an application e.g. Chrome. But if ...
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mount.nfs: Connection timed out

I am trying to mount a Synology NAS drive to my Ubuntu Server via NFS via this tutorial from Synology. I completed these steps but after sudo mount I only get mount.nfs: Connection timed outback. I ...
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qnap nfs mounting delays after Ubuntu Updated

After last Ubuntu Update (20.04 LTS), when I mount my qnap nfs shares: It delays for several minutes (prior to this, it took 1 second to mount it) During that "long mounting time"... I can ...
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How to change ownership of a remote file tree

I have a tree of files on a remote server, and I want to obtain ownership of them. The tree is mounted at /Musique. I tried chown -R paul /Musique but I got an error message "Invalid argument&...
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How to install nfs-utils in Kubuntu 21.10? The obvious command doesn't work

How can I install nfs-utils in Kubuntu 21.10? The obvious command sudo apt install nfs-utils doesn't work for me, though I can install nfs-common that way.
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nfs server not starting with latest updates as of 2022-01

Server is AMD 64bit w/32GB; OS-Linux pm01 5.11.0-44-generic #48~20.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 14 15:36:44 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux What happened-After my PSU blew, installed new one; ...
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impish kerberized nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified

I have a working kerberized NFS server. It works fine with MacOS, Debian (Sid), and Raspbian. It doesn't work with Impish Indri, and I can't figure out why. GSSAPI Logins with SSH work fine with ...
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GUI access NFS share for write

I have gnome3 on Ubuntu and I have issue with write permisions for nfs. I mounted storage to /mnt/data/some_files. I want write files to data directory but with gui I got permision denied, but under ...
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Access denied while trying to mount synology NAS to ubuntu 20.04

I tried to follow this guide https://kb.synology.com/en-us/DSM/tutorial/How_to_access_files_on_Synology_NAS_within_the_local_network_NFS#x_anchor_id7 sudo mount -t nfs -vvvv 192.168.1.197:/Volume1/...
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cannot boot diskless station after update to Ubuntu Server 20.04

I have a configuration which worked pretty well over a few years, until latest update to Ubuntu Server 20.04. I have a head node: tftpd-hpa which provides pxelinux.0, kernel, initrdfs and booting ...
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autofs mounts not disconnecting after inactive

I have autofs installed on ubuntu clients that are connecting to the central NFS server for the users /home directories. It works great when mounting the directories on login, but the mounts never ...
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(21.10) client gssd can't seem to see user credentials cache when mounting nfsv4 + kerberos

I'm trying to do an NFSv4 user mount of a laptop (spigot, 21.10) to a server (deuce, 20.04 LTS) with Kerberos and for some reason rpc.gssd can't see my credentials cache. Note that this is 100% a ...
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Issues enabling NFS from Ubuntu Server to macOS

I'm relatively new to all this and appreciate the help. I'm trying to access my Linux server /home directory from macOS via NFS. I've taken the below steps, but macOS Finder is unable to connect to ...
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how to mount synology without removing external hard drive in /mnt

I have 2 external HDD connected to my pc. I followed the Synology instructions and ran the command sudo mount -t nfs 196.168.x.x:/volumeX/test /mnt this caused my currently connected external HDD to ...
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Files cannot write on NFS folder but the same user in terminal or other application can

I have an NFS share in a Synology NAS mounted locally. I can mount it and access it normally from the terminal and other applications (such as downloading a file from Firefox to the share). However, ...
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cachefilesd vs NIS automounter

I want to cache NFS mounts My NFS mounts are handled by the automounter which is governed by NIS I need to add the mount option, fsc, to the mounts to enable the cache => Where do I add this option?...
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nfs ganesha permission problem

hi guys i know this is basic question but i'm really confused right now i wanna do the glusterfs over zfs but it didn't work after i share it with nfs-ganesha i got a permission error (ls: reading ...
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Booting from nfs hangs after remounting "root and kernel" file system

[ OK ] Finished Remount Root and Kernel File Systems. Starting Load/Save Random Seed... [ 19.905402] systemd-journald[1486]: Journal effective settings seal=no compress=yes ...
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Ubuntu NFS client hangs while writing large file

I am hosting an NFS server on my Synology NAS. It is configured via the in-built NFS server under File Services. The configuration options are somewhat limited and I have set 32kb read/write packet ...
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problem setting up pxe boot with diskless client ubuntu 20.04 (dnsmasq,nfs server) ltsp like

i have been struggling for the last 3 weeks setting up some thing like ltsp. we have a call center with 50 + client with 2G ram which is not enough, and a beafy server with 64 G ram. we used to use ...
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NFS over TCP not available from x.x.x.x

Ubuntu 21.10 I setup a fully functional PXE server but lately I received an error. I followed this /etc/exports: /netboot/nfs *(rw,sync,no_wdelay,insecure_locks,no_root_squash,insecure,...
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PXE server with NFS

Ubuntu 21.10 I setup a functional PXE server but lately I received an error. I supposed the NFS export does not work. The permissions are 777. Can anybody have a solution to that? I followed this /etc/...
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rsync refuses to exclude directory

I'm trying to make a OS backup with rsync and have put this into crontab. which by itself works great, but for some reason it refuses to take /export into account while looking at the excludes... 0 2 *...
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Wastebasket not enabled for NFS mounted folders

I have been unable to find a relevant answer to this problem, although it's the sort of thing that is commonly reported on the web. I recently migrated my existing HDD drives to a new Synology NAS ...
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"Files" application says "Unable to access location, mount point does not exist" when clicking on NFS server in "Other Locations"

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I click on the "Files" application, and then I click on "Other Locations" at the bottom of the sidebar. Among other things, it shows an NFS server on my ...
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nautilus can't delete file on NFS server

I have a mount to NFS share. If I use a terminal and rm the file (with my user) it works with no issue. I am able to delete files. However if I try to use Nautilus to navigate to the DIR and delete ...
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Kernel not updating with atp-get update/upgrade - Ubuntu 21.04 - TFTP boot NFS root

I am gradually getting a Pi 4 cluster up and running, and have hit an issue I have not been able to resolve with google. It is my understanding of the Ubuntu boot process that is lacking really. I ...
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NFS client fails to mount with timeout on kernel 5.4.0-1057-aws

On an Ubuntu 18.04.1 server, I am able mount AWS EFS filesystems with nfsv4.1 successfully. Mounts work on kernel version 5.4.0-1056-aws but if i upgrade the kernel to 5.4.0-1057-aws the mounts stop ...
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Diskless Ubuntu client - UFW enable hangs system

I have successfully created diskless Ubuntu system instance via this community help page and it works perfectly. However, I would like to enable firewall with UFW and when I tried to do that the ...
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NFS crashing on Ubuntu Server 20.04

Trying to setup a new file server. This is all a clean install on new hardware. Just installed nfs-server and I'm getting an error when I start it. Code: Sep 25 13:47:59 kernel: nfsd: unable to ...
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How to make Nautils forget credentials for deleted bookmarks?

Using Nautilus on Ubuntu 20.04, I use a NFS connection to a server for which I have opend through Other Locations> Connect to server and that I have added to Nautilus bookmarks. Now that I wish to ...
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unable to mount NFS share

I have 2 ubuntu 20.04 server and I can not mount an exported nfs dir. NFS Server is up and running. ● nfs-server.service - NFS server and services Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/nfs-server....
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Running cachefilesd cache on ramdisk (tmpfs) for PXE NFS boot

I am running ubuntu 20.04 LTS (kernel 5.4.0-81-generic) from PXE and I wish to add a local cache. Because I don't want to have a partition on all my devices for caching, I wish to use a ramdisk for ...
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Random erroneous characters when writing to an ocfs2 drive

I look after a cluster of servers running Ubuntu 20.04. Each one has their drives exported via NFS to other servers. They are ext4 file systems. Also, we have a disk array (i.e., a SAN) which has ...
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Source address automatically removed in user.rules

I have added the following: ### tuple ### allow udp 111,2049,4000:4002 0.0.0.0/0 any 0.0.0.0/0 in -A ufw-user-input -p udp -m multiport --dports 111,2049,4000:4002 -s 10.0.0.0/16 -j ACCEPT ### tuple ...
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How to allow NFS through firewall?

I allowed ports 2049 and 111 but can't understand why NFS traffic still not allowed. I opened ports 46779, 52575 and 40901 and nfs was permited, however when box rebooted the ports changed and I have ...
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mount nfs correctly

I have purchased a WD-Ex2 NAS and am trying to share a folder via nfs with my ubuntu machine. This folder will be used only by this machine and I want to be able to have execute permissions with my ...
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