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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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How to ensure local filesystems are mounted before NFS server starts?

I have a simple Ubuntu 20.04 home server sharing a directory by NFS. The directory being shared is contained on a local filesystem, but not the root filesystem. Sometimes on boot the NFS server ...
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Can Nautilus mount NFS shares?

I can mount server's (Ubuntu Server) NFS share just fine like: sudo mount 192.168.1.120:/srv/Share1 /mnt/Share1 In nautilus, however, nothing works: I've tried nfs://192.168.1.120:/srv/Share1 ...
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NFS stopped working after upgrade

After upgrade, NFS modules stopped loading into kernel, /proc/fs/nfsd stopped being mounted. Using modprobe to load the NFS modules successfully installs, but when attempting to mount -t nfsd /proc/...
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Headless crash every 1-7 days

I have a headless Ubuntu server which reliably crashes every 1-7 days. It crashed on 5/1, and then again on 5/3 at about 8:30 am local time. I have scanned the logs for information but there's nothing ...
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Can I boot a live ubuntu from WiFi?

Some years ago I tried disk-less setups where the host did not have a HD and booted from the net. At that moment it was via cable with an integrated card so the Bios could use it. Today, I have a PC ...
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Ubuntu GUI login throws me out

I have been trying to get ubuntu 18 to authenticate using OpenLdap server with home directory being NFS mount from a BSD system. I am unable to authenticate the user using commandline but when I try ...
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autofs in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS: Why is stderr redirected to /dev/null so I can't capture any error messages?

During debugging a mysterious problem with autofs and NFS I observed this: # ls -als /proc/`pidof automount`/fd/2 0 lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Apr 30 11:47 /proc/3429/fd/2 -> /dev/null Why is the ...
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Several Apps not launching

When trying to launch Discord, Atom, calculator, VLC media player and some other apps, nothing happens. Tried to open via terminal and got: system_key.go:126: cannot determine nfs usage in ...
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ls files in directory where a mount is above it

Not sure on how to phrase the question easily. I have a directory /mnt/bla in it MAYBE I have many files and directories. On top of that directory, I mounted some nfs mount. Is there a way to check ...
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Issues Mounting NFS Server: Server Side MacOS, client side SAMA5D27 board

I am trying to mount an NFS server with the Server side being my laptop running MacOS Mojave, and the client side being my SAMA5D27 board running Ubuntu Linux built using Yocto. I've assigned an IP ...
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nfs does not mount on boot

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 on Azure and i mounted an nfs. fstab looks like: 192.168.2.2:/nfs-share mnt/nfs-share nfs defaults,nolock,_netdev 0 2 This works perfectly fine but when the VM boots, ...
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Bash tab completion appears to read uneeded file system info?

Suppose I have an NFS client with an NFS share mounted at /nfs_share. Suppose I unplug the NFS server, causing an ungraceful shutdown. Now my client's /nfs_share is stale. If on the client I go ...
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Ubuntu won't download big files from my server

I'm having a weird issue when trying to download files from a server via SFTP or NFS. It happens with my local NFS (with krb5 authentication) and SFTP server as well as with my external server. When I ...
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High load average number but low CPU usage - how to bring the load down without a reboot?

I maintain over a dozen xubuntu (16.04.6) linux servers for my lab. All of them are interconnected via nfs/autofs/ldap services to form a distributed cluster. It has been working fine, but two days ...
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My NFS drives do not mount at startup [duplicate]

After a reboot, my NFS drives do not mount automatically, I need to manually do: sudo mount -a What is wrong? My /etc/fstab looks like this: /dev/disk/by-uuid/b59667cf-c443-4832-9286-0856ca9e7a35 / ...
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Snap with NFS Shares

Just switched to Ubuntu and am having issues accessing files stored on my NFS share when I use GIMP, VLC, and Audacity. All other software works great with my NFS shares. After spending a day ...
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Can't access NFS directory with LDAP users

I have: NFSv4 server, FreeBSD 12.1, myserver; NFSv4 client, Ubuntu 18.04, myhost; both using LDAP for users and groups. In myhost, /etc/fstab has myserver.server_domain:/server/path /local/mount/...
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Error: bad username; while reading /etc/crontab

I want to copy files from a server to an NFS that I've mounted on the server. To do this I configured a crontab to copy these files to the NFS. By typing the command manually the files were copied ...
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How do I debug errors with enabling the NFS kernel module?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and wanted to use an NFS shared drive. On most of my servers it just simply worked with sudo modprobe nfs. But on this specific server, which was set up exactly the ...
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Slow boot 19.10 and errors during shutdown

Can someone please explain what the test.mount service does during boot? Why is it taking such a long time and how do I solve this slow boot up? System specs: kubuntu 19.10 ssd samsung 860 evo ...
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Have I mounted SMB or NFS?

I've mounted a shared drive on my NAS (small celebration!) it works, and I've backed up to it. I'm a little confused if the following command I've used has mounted it as NFS or SMB (I'm thinking the ...
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How to install and configure pNFS on Ubuntu 18.04?

We want to use pNFS instead of NFS TO achieve more speed and performance but I don't know how to install and configure it? How many servers do we need? Could anybody describe it practically?
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exportfs must be redone after every boot

Server N (server 18.04.3 LTS) has an /etc/export file with three simple entries. Server B (server 18.04.3 LTS) does a straightforward NFS mount command, mount -t nfs N:/exported /nounthook. If I ...
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autofs issues over ssh tunnel

I currently use Fedora, and in an effort to come around to trying to use ubuntu, i have hit the following issue. in my environment i use NFS over SSH via an autossh tunnel, to mount a shared tools ...
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Ubuntu NFS server consuming large number of file handles

I have a system consisting of Ubuntu 14.04.4 running an NFS server, and another OS (VxWorks) as NFS client. One of the exported directories resides on a FAT32 partition mounted with the "flush" ...
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Got time out error when mounting NFS

NFS server IP is 192.168.0.70, and NFS client IP is 192.168.0.84. My /etc/exports file just like this: /my/share/dir 192.168.0.84(ro,sync,no_subtree_check) And I use below commend to mounting: sudo ...
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Can not connect me from Ubuntu 14.04 to NFS Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

Is this the same like Ubuntu 14.04 will not connect to NFS v4 server? Can not connect me from Ubuntu 14.04 to NFS Ubuntu 18.04. Newer OS versions work flawlessly. Server (Ubuntu 18.04) sudo apt ...
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Is an NFS export being used by an external system?

System A (Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS) exports a directory for NFS mounting by systems B, C, or D. On A (the server) is there a way to tell whether any of the other systems currently has the directory ...
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18.04 machine doing nfs mount of file on 19.10 machine

nfs mount from 18.04 to 19.10 gets "access denied by server while mounting willie12:/Data12-1". An nfs mount to an 18.04 machine works OK. The mount command is as follows "sudo mount -t nfs willie12:/...
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What's the best way to implement LDAP in a classroom with one PC per student?

The objective is that each student can access his own workspace logging into a Ubuntu Server, installed in a single machine, and storing all the information. The students' workstations should act as ...
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How To Enable NFS v2 on Ubuntu 18.04

I use Ubuntu Linux and NFS to move files to an embedded Linux system. The Linux on the embedded board requires NFS v2 which is not enabled on 18.04. It is not practical to update the embedded Linux. ...
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How to mount BlackArmor 220 NAS on Ubuntu 19.10?

I want to mount BlackArmor NAS 220 on my Ubuntu 19.10 to /media/BlackArmor SOLUTION I was missing vers=1.0 on the last cifs parameter. The command that works: sudo mount -t cifs -o guest,vers=1.0 //...
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How can I persistently change nfs-kernel-server grace period settings?

I have a pacemaker with corosync nfs cluster (Ubuntu 18) and I'm trying to decrease the grace period. Is there any way to make these settings persistent in /etc/default/nfs-kernel-server or pacemaker?...
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NFS client permissions

I am trying to configure the permissions of an NFS client and would like to allow on client nfs to be able to copy the files and not delete the files. how can i do this? Is it possible to restrict ...
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*UPDATED* 18.04 - Input/Output error when attempting to open files on NFS mount

Yesterday I applied the latest software updates. Today, I can't open any documents (with any application) on some of my NFS mounts. I can't even copy them to a local directory. All other users on the ...
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Change timeout to mount nfs from fstab, on boot

I'm using ubuntu 18.04.1. I configured /etc/fstab to mount a nfs on boot. The remote system isn't allways on, so, the local machine has a timeout of 2 minutes, on boot, trying to mount the remote ...
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mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting herman:/home

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04.6, 32-bit on a machine that I plan to use as a backup server. All went well until I tried to mount my other computers as a client. For example, when I try to mount ...
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Mount from fstab always mounts as root

I've read all the related questions but I can't make it work. On my ubuntu 16.04 server I want to mount an external vfat disk to share via nfs. I have made a folder (/media/passport) which finally ...
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NFS or CIFS fstab

what is the command structure where I can mount either a NFS (prefer this) or a CIFS share to the ubuntu /etc/fstab where it will make it a read only in the ubuntu enviorment?
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MountVolume.setup failed for volume “…”: mount failed: exit status 32

My OS is Ubuntu, using openshift, and one pod keep pending, because nfs server cannot be mounted (nfs server is able to be mounted by mannually using command line, but cannot be mounted from the Pod) ...
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Why has IPv6 mngtmpaddr stopped responding?

19.04 I have been using IPv6 on my LAN for a few weeks now. Ping, SSH, NFS -- all fine. Three 19.04 machines, all good. Yesterday, after an update, the IPv6 stopped working. Processing a request to ...
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Export directory as ro and one of its subdirectories as rw

I'd like to share a folder of my Ubuntu machine read-only with other PCs in my LAN. But I'd like that one of the subdirectories of this folder is shared as read-write. I tried it with: /data ...
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How to access NFS files without internet within a virtual machine

I have a server with no internet connection. I have already created a virtual machine with Ubuntu as the guest OS. I have also put my NFS datastore into my virtual machine. In this NFS, I have ...
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getting a nfsmount error when PXE booting

i'm getting this error right here when i'm trying to pxe boot to Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 . I followed this http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=13243 guide on how to set it up. The regular command line installation ...
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Cannot login unless NFS shares are mounted

I run Ubuntu 18.04 server. I have several NFS shares on a QNAP that is not on 24/7. New behavior is that if the NFS shares are not up I cannot login at Ubuntu terminal or with WinSCP. I can enter ...
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Why kerberos authentication works whereas I don't have initial credential (but have session credential)?

I use NFSv4 with Kerberos (KDC ActiveDirectory) to mount my homedir. Someone know why it works? Station 1 : - Log in as user1 with pam_krb5 so I get session credential (krb5cc_XXXXXX_RandomKey) SSH ...
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How to make ubuntu system into raw image with dd and then make it bootable with PXE server?

I successfully built PXE boot with NFS. the boot copies all the NFS files into TMPFS, which is then mounted as as root on clients, thus all files are stored on TMPFS. The drawback of this method, it ...
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Difference between RHEL and Ubuntu NFS?

I'm accessing a share exported from a RHEL server via NFSv3 on both RHEL and Ubuntu clients. Certain directories act differently on RHEL and Ubuntu clients. In particular, some directories that are ...
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Diskless setup trouble on 19.04 (Newbie)

My goal is to use my host machine to setup and configure a diskless environment which I can boot client machines and/or VMs with. I've been following these two tutorials with very minor changes: - ...
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NFS permissions problem

Ubuntu 16.04LTS Ok, kernel-server-nfs, being mounted by a dos client xfs191. Until I recently upgraded some of the server all was fine, read, write, modify all good. Now I find there is some weird ...

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