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Questions tagged [nfs]

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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ubuntu 18.04 local network issue

With my new ubuntu 18.04 installation the machine is using my local WiFi LAN, and in most cases it is working fine. I can use a browser to the outside world, as well as email, and other internet ...
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NFS mount not working: mount.nfs: Operation not permitted

Server is Mint 17. Client is Ubuntu 16.04. On server /etc/exports: /var/www/html/mail 192.168.2.51(rw,fsid=0,sync,no_subtree_check) I tried it without the fsid=0. No change. ls -ld /var/www/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Name mangling

I don't know whats happening here, if I cp -Rfv /a /b the file names in the destination are suddenly getting mangled to 8.3 is gibberish characters. This only started after I installed NFS and I do ...
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Mount failed with “NFS: nfs4_discover_server_trunking unhandled error -22” - any suggestions?

I have a Synology DS211J NAS attached to a Xubuntu box which I have been using as a backup server for several years and a number of version of Xubuntu without any issue. I have just upgraded to 18....
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ZFS settings on Ubuntu 18.04?

im running ZFS on ubuntu 18.04 and I'm experience slow performance with NFS over 1gb ethernet. The server is a supermicro c3000, A2SDi-8C-HLN4F. It seems that many others have/had this problem, and ...
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I can not mount a ISO file on ubuntu 18.04 [wrong fs type error] [duplicate]

I try below code. But occured an error. yuis@yuis:~/lib$ sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /home/yuis/share/games/nukitashi/nukitashi.iso /mnt/nukitashi/ mount: /mnt/nukitashi: wrong fs type, bad option, ...
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Mounting a Read-Only NFS file system with changes volatile across reboots

I'm developing a HPC cluster and can successfully NetBoot each node using PXELInux and mount a Read Only NFS file system from the master node using this example: https://alephnull.uk/build-linux-...
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NFS Permissions get Reset as Non-Root User

NFS Question I'm trying to mount a network drive on a nearly fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 Server, and I'm getting some puzzling behavior. I mount the drive as root, and list the permissions: # ...
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Debugging RPC Authentication Error from showmount

I have an NFS server which exposes a couple of shares to the local network. It's been up and running for nearly the last year, and I've been using it just about every other day. Today, however, I ...
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Can I mount a drive with different system credentials?

I have a frontend webserver (Master) that I connect to and it connects to a big file server (Blaster) that is mounted on it (mnt/BFFS). Right now, I connect to Blaster on my own system using my system ...
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18.04: NFS4 over Kerberos fails

On a 18.04-client NFS4 over Kerberos is fine against an old ubuntu 10.04 nfs4-server. It would not work however against a Netapp FAS3140 (which is accessible from 14.04 clients). client_18.04_# mount ...
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possible NFS bug in recent update to 16.04 and 18.04

We regularly patch our 16.04 and 18.04 servers, accepting everything given to us by apt-get. Something downloaded in the last several days is causing very odd behavior with NFS where accessing an NFS ...
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NFS vs CIFS show two different sizes of used space [closed]

EDIT: I have filed a bug against this one at https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13570 I have been using a CIFS mount for a while, but recently I have setup a NFS mount for testing. When I ...
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Unable to suspend to RAM because of unreachable NFS server

With my Kubuntu 16.04 system, I am no longer able to suspend to RAM. This worked ever since and stopped working just a few weeks ago. Very annoying. I guess some update messed it up. Update: Problem ...
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Automount LDAP home folders in client machines

I have created couple of users on my ldap, and setup a couple of ubuntu ldap client machines, where users can login with their accounts. I now want to share their home folders and make it centralised ...
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NFS mounts fails on reboot

I setup NFS mounting shares on a Ubuntu server 16.04 from a Synology NAS. The NAS is the NFS server and the Ubuntu server is the NFS client. I edited the /etc/fstab on the Ubuntu server as such: ## ...
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Set centralised user home folders in LDAP Ubuntu

I have created couple of users on my ldap, and setup a couple of ubuntu ldap client machines, where users can login with their accounts. The problem is that if a user logins into two machines with his ...
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both nfs and smb? or just use smb? [closed]

If I want a nix share to be used by windows and other nix boxes should I just use smb for everything or should I use nfs aswell just for the nix boxes?
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NFS share connection wait

I've got a Synology NAS at home and I auto-mount the NFS shared folders from it on my laptop. However, when I am using the laptop outside my house, it takes it too long to boot up and I suspect that ...
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Transferring terabytes of data between two machines efficiently (samba and NFS mounts)

I need to transfer 15 TB of data from one machine to another machine and having failed several times during the past three weeks, I am out of options and do not know what to do. There are two ...
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mounting nfs to remote location

Does NFS offer mounting a file share to a remote client or server in a secure manner where the connection is encrypted or are there better alternatives?
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Ubuntu 18.04 NFS Share - No Files Visible

I have 2 Ubuntu 18.04 servers running. media-01 has an NFS mount from storage-01, and it has worked without issue for a couple of months now. 2 days ago, media-01 stopped being able to see the files ...
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watcher for Mounted SMB/NFS Share and send alert mail at unreachable

I have a Ubuntu server which i am using for automatised process and this automatised process has a Mounted NFS share. I have mounted the share via /etc/fstabso it also stay connected after the reboot ...
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Terminal hangs when mounting nfs files

I am creating a NFS share. I've configured the NFS server and also the NFS client. My share was working perfectly fine until yesterday and now I found out it doesn't work. I redid all the steps of ...
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Hide contents of the home directory

I have a lab of computers used by a dozen students. Each computer mounts a specific NFS share with a few directories in it, visible to all students. Some of the students need a place on the network to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Mount NFS with FQDN not resolving address

Trying to mount /home directories to a NFS share. SERVERURL:/nfstest /home nfs vers=4,proto=tcp,intr,bg,rdirplus 0 0 However, in syslog it says that it cannot resolve the address. I'...
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How to display NFS Client ID

When trying to establish an NFS mount on my Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS machine (kernel 4.4.0-116-generic) I'm getting the following error in my /var/log/syslog file: kernel: NFS: Server [my_server_address] ...
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Ubuntu 18 NFS Change

I'm trying to boot a custom linux kernel I built with Yocto on a raspberry pi using NFS for the root filesystem. The thing is, the NFS server setup works perfectly in Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04, but it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 mounted network shares not appearing under devices in file manager

I am looking for a solution or some guidance on where to file a bug. On my 18.04 desktop installs (Gnome shell and Ubuntu Mate) when mounting network shares (SMB and NFS) they no longer appear under ...
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nfs4 server: how can I switch off 4.1?

An NFS4-Server (Ubuntu 10.04) pretends to offer vers. 4.1 which seems broken. Is there a way to switch off 4.1 and limmit it to 4.0? server_10.04 # cat /proc/fs/nfsd/versions +2 +3 +4 +4.1 ...
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NFS4: 18.04 Client : force NFS ver=4.0 ? (ldap map, multiple client versions)

autofs map via LDAP. NFS4 - Server: Ubuntu 10.04 NFS4 - Clients: Ubuntu 10.04, 14.04, 18.04 To mount a NFS4 resource of a 10.04-server to a 18.04-client mount-option "vers=4.0" is required. Otherwise ...
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Moving /home directory to NFS safely and preserving all permissions

I am trying to link my home directory on a cloud machine (OpenNebula) to a directory on the NFS, because my cloud machine has a very limited capacity of only 5 GB. I have been using the same approach ...
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Unable to mount NFS remote share during bootup

I am trying to mount directory during boot up on Ubuntu 16.04. I followed the exact steps mentioned in this tutorial link. I was able to mount and umount the folders manually. As mentioned in the ...
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NFS: Why "sudo mount -a”cannot exit?

I installed NFS according to http://kb.prohma.org/index.php?title=Auto-mount_by_NFS. However, when setting up the client PC, and enter the mount command sudo mount -a the mount command hangs and I ...
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Connect Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop to LDAP Server [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktopand read and tested a lot of documentation about configuring an LDAP client on Ubuntu but can't get it to work. Is someone can share his experience and give me some good ...
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NFS Service not enabed`

I am trying to run the NFS service on ubuntu 16.04, but when i run command: Sudo service nfsd status I get following message: millionlights@millionlights-desktop:~$ sudo service nfsd status [sudo]...
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How to properly install Nfsd for Openedx in Ubuntu 16

I am trying to install Open edx devstack on my ubuntu 16.04. For that nfsd client needs to be running on my ubuntu. I installed it using command: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nfs-common ...
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How to identify an existing NFS or CIFS mount, is a hard or soft mount?

I've two NFS shares mounted on the OS & I also have one CIFS share. none of the above mounts in fstab file have soft or hard explicitly mentioned in their respective mount options. So how can I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 prevent sleep while NFS share is accessed

I'm currently running an old computer as a NAS in my basement. It has Ubuntu 16.04 (the normal version with GUI) installed, but no monitor / keyboard / mouse attached, so kind of headless. I would ...
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I want to export mount path as NFS share

can any one suggest me the procedure? below volume with btrfs filesystem shoulb be exported as NFS share /dev/sdb on /btrfs type btrfs (rw,relatime,seclabel,space_cache)
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NFS: permission denied for user in the group with full access

Followed SettingUpNFSHowTo | Ubuntu Community Help Wiki to create share on server, pm01, & client, 4uigL1. Both are 16.04 with latest updates. 4uigL1 is a laptop AMD A8 so using 32-bit libraries; ...
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To Find NFS Server IP - 16.04

Let suppose, my admin has configured a NFS server( he is being HOST) in a domain network 192.168.1.0. I am being a member of the same domain 192.168.1.0, would like to setup NFS Client on my laptop. ...
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How to specify home directory with 'adduser' when user creation fails on a machine with NFS home directory and Kerberos authentication

I am using adduser --disabled-password to create a user that uses Kerberos authentication for letting them sign into their account. Therefore, the password is predefined by a central Kerberos database....
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FSTAB not loading properly [closed]

So today I updated my /etc/fstab to mount few NFS shares to my NAS and while I can type in the terminal and successfully mount them, fstab doesn't seem to fully execute after restart. I am running ...
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Permission issue on Nautilus on mounted folder on 17.10

I upgraded from 16.04 to 17.10 and I have now a problem with the mounted folder from my NAS. I use NFS to mount it, here the fstab line: 192.168.1.103:/volume1/music/ /media/Kaori/Music nfs ...
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How to assign different IP on different computers using single network interface file

I have currently built up 10 diskless servers using the instruction provided by Ubuntu. After booting up the servers, I would like to assign new IP to them separately. Since the servers root file is ...
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Mkdir in path that is an NFS share doesn't assign directory permissions

I have an Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-97-generic x86_64) server with a Synology NAS mounted at /mnt/media via NFS. From a bash shell, I cd into /mnt/media and perform a mkdir new-folder The ...
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Specify which network interface to use for nfsroot

I am running a server (Ubuntu 16.04) which has two network cards eno1 and eno2. eno1 is connected to the outside and receives a public IP address over dhcp eno2 is connected to a private network and ...
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nfs mount “access denied” if server cold booted, but OK after warm reboot

I have two 64 bit PCs running Ubuntu Server 16.04 with all updates. Call them "server" and "client". I cold boot (from power off) both systems. Manual mount of any exported server share on client ...
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NFS setup openmediavault to Ubuntu 17.10

Not working on file share between OMV sever and Unbbuntu 17.10 host, completely lost and not sure what to do? have setup openmediavault which has option for NFS, created shared folders and enabled. ...