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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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NFS Share Permissions -Ubuntu 16.04

How can I ensure that: in NFS folders shared from machine-1, the directory creation mask is set to 600 or 622 in NFS folder shared from machine-1 the file creation mask is set to 700 or 770
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polkit nfs rules

My requirement is that only a certain group of users may mount a particular smb share. Ideally, the mounting would not require superuser privileges. I have looked at polkit and udisks2. I found the ...
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How to setup Ethernet network bonding for root NFS mount over PXE boot in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

For my personal minicluster, I successfully setup an Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS PXE network booting system, however, in order to take advantage of the 4-port NICs I have, I want to setup Ethernet ...
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apt stuck if /var/cache/apt/archives folder is NFS mounted

title says it all. I intended to move my archives folder off my PC to a NFS mount and found I cannot apt-get install anything. It just gets stuck after the updated/new/to_delete/not_updated message ...
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nfs: server not responding, still trying

I've recently noticed these messages popping up in my log every time there's activity on a NFS share mounted to my server. nfs: server 192.168.1.5 not responding, still trying It usually finds the ...
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Vagrant/Vbox Ubuntu 14.04.5 With NFS became very slow

A few days ago I changed the File system on my guest Ubuntu 14.04.5 machine to NFS and that significantly boosted performance. It was a joy to work on when as pages on the host machine would load ...
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How can i make PC Buzzer Speaker when the network cable is unplugged or no network available or pinging Server

so im trying to setup a script so when the NFS Share or Network goes down on a Server and Workstation i want it to beep. However i have been looking at a few questions on this site but not sure as to ...
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Tutorial is asking for a sym link, directory already has one

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 16 Nov 13 11:12 /usr/lib/systemd/system/nfs-secure.service -> rpc-gssd.service ls -lh /etc/systemd/system/ | grep multi-user.target.wants drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4.0K Nov 13 ...
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When using NFSv3 UID & GID in RPC headers from client changes unexpectedly

I have been using NFS for several years and accepted its limitations in terms of security and lack of authentication etc. This was fine as I'm only using it in a small and secure network environment. ...
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Kerberized NFS share errors with Stale file handle errors

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.5. I followed this example, which was mostly taken from these instructions that RedHate provides. I can successfully mount and access the NFS shared as root on the NFS-Client, ...
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mount.nfs: mount(2): Permission denied

I have a external harddrive mounted in /media/hdd and I want to share it with another client, specifically in the folder /mnt/archive. I want to save some files from the client into this harddrive ...
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Unable to boot Cosmic live with PXE

I'm trying to boot Cosmic live with PXE server After mounting live.iso file and copying content to a NFS folder, I make copy of casper/vmlinuz and casper/initrd to a tftp server. The NFS folder is ...
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bad usage on attempting to mount

I don't understand the bad usage that is happening here. I am trying to mount a samba share (NAS) and I get mount: bad usage. I was under the impression mount is used: mount <options> <...
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NFS mounts not happening at boot in 18.04 or 18.10

I'm trying to set up a couple of NFS mounts to automatically mount at boot. I'm not new to this; I did this on Solaris in 1985. Here's what I have in /etc/fstab: iomega:/nfs/Music /music nfs rw,...
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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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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 ...