Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

2
votes
0answers
110 views

How to create a NAS/NFS distributed over multiple machines?

I have multiple mac minis running Ubuntu. I'm building a mini cluster. Each has a medium sized drive. I was wondering if there was a way I could turn a portion of each drive into a shared NAS/NFS of ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Install a package via nfs server

i want to install acl package to the instances(more than 10) on google cloud platform, they are connected to a nfs server. Is it possible to install it trough the nfs server. if it is not possible i ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to restart mountd without rebooting the machine?

I am setting up a NFS file server, and I have edited the file at /etc/default/nfs-kernel-server so that mountd is set to a defined port, rather than a random one. I tried sudo service nfs-kernel-...
2
votes
0answers
175 views

What are the alternatives for setting up a common directory and accounts?

We have a network of 12 machines and one server at the moment connected by a gigabit switch in a single room. We want every user to be able to log in and use their account on any machine, as well as ...
0
votes
1answer
666 views

Trying to access kerberized NFS mount gives: 'ERROR: GSS-API: error in gss_acquire_cred()'

I have a kerberized NFS filesystem we're trying to access from an Ubuntu 16.04 client. The server is RHEL7. We can mount it successfully (as root): mount -t nfs4 -o sec=krb5 colossal.ipa....
0
votes
1answer
287 views

Help with AutoFS

AutoFS has been kicking my butt the last few times I have tried it. I have it installed and running, edited the auto.master and an auto.network file under /etc, but can't get it to mount my NFS ...
2
votes
0answers
460 views

Failed to restart the network driver

I have added recently a IB interface to my Ubuntu machine. My plan is to run NFS with IPoIB. I already have a bond of two gigabit interfaces, configured as round-robin (mode 0). But when I add the ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

Ubuntu NFS Client mounts but doesn't see files on Win 2008 Server

I have an Ubuntu 17.04 server attempting to connect to a Windows Storage Server 2008 NFS export. The ubuntu server has full read-write + root access via IP auth on the NFS export. The Ubuntu server ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Error while mounting root in node of a cluster

I was trying to make a cluster on VirtualBox, wherein while performing the mounting part, I was getting this error mount.nfs: failed to resolve server master. Name or service not found. My commands ...
0
votes
1answer
335 views

NFS subdirectories offered by Ubuntu cannot be read

FACTS A previously-working /etc/exports file, running perfectly on Debian, fails to work as expected on Ubuntu. I can export a top-level directory; clients can mount it and see one directory level ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Virtualbox NFS mount kills ethernet on host machine

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.02 LTS 64bit (Unity desktop) with latest 4.4.0.x kernel. My hardware is generic laptop with folowing specs: RAM: 8Gb CPU: i5 4200M (Haswell) Ethernet: Realtek RTL8168 WIFI: ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Strange file directories that I cannot delete

I used rsync to copy a TON of data to a new nfs server. Now I have a pile of really strange stuff. nfsparent@clientsandbox:/home$ ls -la total 124 drwxrwxrw- 2 nfsparent test 4096 Jun 30 08:38 . ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Permission denied error when running apps installed as snap packages - Ubuntu 17.04

I get Permission denied error when running a snap application, where my home directory is mounted on an nfs mount point that does not allow root-write. This is not an unusual configuration, so I ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

Ubuntu 16.04 diskless can't login 2 users same time

I need some help. I have a diskless Ubuntu 16.04 set up via nfs. The issue is that if I boot up 2 computers from the system I can't login them in at the same time, the desktop-manager just resets the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

“Disk quota exceeded” on NFS: how can I see the quota?

I tried to run on NFS from the terminal: mkdir a. I get the error message mkdir: cannot create directory ‘a’: Disk quota exceeded. How can I see the quota that was allowed to me? I tried quota -v, ...
0
votes
0answers
209 views

Mounting/NFS sharepoint in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a folder called /linux1 and inside it I have a bunch of different programs compiled from source in it. I want to make that /linux1 folder a nfs share point so other servers can mount remotely. ...
1
vote
1answer
304 views

NFSv4 Server Bind Exports

I have been trying to set up a NFSv4 Server with one export. In the exported directory, I want mounted file systems via bind and also data stored in the exported directory. For example: /data /...
1
vote
0answers
320 views

Exporting an NFS Share

Is it possible to mount an NFS share via /etc/fstab, then share the exact same directory to other clients as an NFS server in /etc/exports? I have an existing NFS server that only supports an NFSv3 ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

How to set up a shared HDD

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I added a 2TB HDD to be shared over the network. My questions are: 1. Do I need to format the HDD as NFS (or other type?? - and how do I do that)? 2. How do I share the ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

NFS: access denied by server while mounting. client side is a LXC proxmox(!)

sorry if this topic duplicate some other topics but I can't find answer in them. what do I have: server is Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS client is Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS - that is proxmox LXC #cat /etc/exports ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

NFS export troubleshooting

So I'm attempting to run a NFS server on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine and have followed the following guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo The only option that I changed was instead ...
4
votes
1answer
113 views

How to find what sort of device is mounted at a mountpoint?

If I know the path where some sort of device is mounted, how can I get information which will determine the type of device, through a scriptable bash method? As an example, say my mount point is /mnt/...
7
votes
1answer
19k views

How to configure a NFS mounting in fstab?

I have a NFS share folder on a FreeNas system. I'm able to mount this share and use it with this command: mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049 192.168.0.216:/mnt/HDD1 /media/freenas/ I just don't ...
3
votes
1answer
607 views

NFS mount by IP is fine but can't mount by domain name

I'm trying to setup a local NFS on 2 VM. Basically the first VM will run NFS-server to act as server and the 2nd one run NFS-common to act as client. The Server's IP is 192.168.1.107. The Client's ...
0
votes
1answer
308 views

Mount a NFS shared directory as physical device in order to use extundelete

I want to recover deleted files from my Synology using extundelete directly from the network. As extundelete works only with /dev/sda physical drives, I would like to know how to mount my NFS ...
0
votes
0answers
259 views

NFS export filesystem

I have several internal disk mounted on media folder like following. mount /dev/sdd1 /media/disk1 mount /dev/sde1 /media/disk2 mount /dev/sdf1 /media/disk3 Now I am trying to export /media via nfs. ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Cannot mount visible NSF share

I have the following exports file: /Filme 192.168.2.0/24(rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_all_squash) This runs on the 192.168.2.70 machine. My IP is 192.168.2.103. From my local machine I do the ...
1
vote
2answers
9k views

auto mount NFS via autonfs

i have been wrestling with adding a (asustor) nas to my network last week and finally got to the point where i can mount folders via nfs in ubuntu and from my raspberry-pi running rune-audio. i ...
1
vote
0answers
497 views

nfs mount connection time out ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 16.04, while attempting to mount with the following command: 'sudo busybox mount -t nfs ipaddress:/host_path/.nfs-mount /client_path -o nolock,tcp,rw' The following error is returned ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Client specification in /etc/exports file

I want to share a directory in a nfs server to all machines in a particular subnet say (192.168.1.0/24). I was wondering if I could use both this notations in the /etc/export file? a) (...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Firewall problem using autofs with NFS-exported mounts

I have successfully set up a working NFS server/client system on my local network machines. I love it! But, having grown weary of the long delay when a mount is not available during boot-time, I ...
1
vote
0answers
609 views

NFS share with user login

I have a samba share, which works fine on my windows machine. I've setup a user with a password, that has to be given to the server on mount. It's secure and easy. But now I have an Ubuntu machine ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

How to ensure nfs-server is not started until it can resolve hostnames? (16.10)

Summary: Is there a way to make sure that the NFS server isn't started by systemd until it can properly resolve client machine names specified in /etc/exports? Problem description: I have found that ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Copied files from LINUX machine to OSX machine over external USB drive disappear

So here is my setup: I have a LINUX machine, running Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. I have a Mac laptop, running OSX El Capitan, 10.11.1. Lastly, I have an external USB (4TB) drive. I formatted the drive to be ...
-1
votes
1answer
905 views

Cant access to my nfs server (access denied by server while mounting…)

What do I have to do? I tried to mount my NFS share with FreeNAS but it does not work. I get the notification: access denied by server while mounting... I'm new to Ubuntu, so please try to explain ...
0
votes
0answers
280 views

Client use Ubuntu NFS Server ENOLCK ERROR

Server A: CentOS 5.11 [root@test08 ~]# uname -a Linux test08.test.net 2.6.18-398.el5 #1 SMP Tue Sep 16 20:50:52 EDT 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux [root@test07 ~]# cat /etc/exports /local_home/ ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

Setting up old Windows (95-ME) compatible Samba share on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'd like to create a Samba share that is accessible with historical Windows (everything before XP) versions (VMs) under an Ubuntu 16.04 VM. I've Googled on this but so far no luck.
1
vote
0answers
20 views

NFS - multi-drives

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 server and have NFS installed using 3 separate 1 TB drives I'd like to use as a file server. The problem I'm having is when I map the drives on my Windows 7 Enterprise machine, ...
1
vote
1answer
448 views

How to mount NFS shares in Ubuntu Core?

I'm testing Ubuntu Core in a Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to use NFS to connect to exports on my NAS. In the "normal" servers that I have I just add a line in /etc/fstab for each mount, but in ...
1
vote
1answer
727 views

NFS won't unmount “/mnt/nfs: not mounted”

I mounted the NFS share using: $ sudo mount -t nfs 192.168.1.1:/foo /mnt/nfs For some reason it failed (ls doesn't show any content from the nfs server) It then shows like: $ sudo mount 192....
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu 16.04 NFS Exports/Shares not mounting on client machine

I have followed the available posts as much as possible to configure NFS on two Ubuntu machines. I have installed the nfs-kernel-server on the host system, set up the exports on the server. I even ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

NFS not mounting since upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04

I have several external mounts that are mounted using NFS. These were working perfectly when I had Ubuntu 14.04, however, I have just updated to 16.04.1 and now they are not mounting. They are not ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

PXE Boot into Ubuntu Live + Persistence (casper-rw): Possible? Limitations?

I have setup a PXE Boot Server on the network (Not Ubuntu, but NethServer for anyone interested), and have gotten Ubuntu 16.04 booting properly from this server. Here is the pxelinux.cfg/default ...
0
votes
0answers
385 views

rkhunter reports hidden TCP port (probably NFS server)

After upgrading my server from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS the rkhunter nightly report complains about a hidden TCP port. The port number changes if I reboot the server and the port number is always below ...
1
vote
0answers
185 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Diskless Workstation

I already follow all step given from here but when I try to boot the client using network it reply: CLIENT MAC ADDR: EC B1 D7 4F E5 C1 GUID: 80763A3E B448 E511 8E7C ECB1D74FE5C1 CLIENT IP: 192.168....
1
vote
1answer
447 views

How can I rename an NFS share as seen in Dolphin?

How can I rename an NFS share as seen in file managers? By default it named the share the NFS volume root location + IP info. Seems to work in Nautilus but not Dolphin.
1
vote
1answer
79 views

Mate 16.04.1 and western digital mybookworld NAS not talking

I'm upgrading my main machine from 12.04 LTS to Mate 16.04.1. I use a Western Digital (white light) NAS on my network. It works fine on 12.04 but it won't mount to 16.04. Here's what I know so far. ...
0
votes
1answer
163 views

NFS mount rootfs issues in ubuuntu 14.04

I am working on Powerpc board using kernel 3.10, having issues with mounting rootfs. Getting issue as below NET: Registered protocol family 17 IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready IPv6:...
1
vote
0answers
895 views

Create NFS server

I'm new to Ubuntu and want to make a NFS share with Ubuntu or Ubuntu server. I want to share files between my Ubuntu 16.10 computer and my Windows 10 computer. If its possible, I also want to reach ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

NFS directory is no longer mounted but throws an error in df -h?

I have an NFS server (at say, 1.2.3.4), and several clients. On the clients, I had mounted a local directory by executing: sudo mount 1.2.3.4:/var/nfs/stuff /mnt/nfs/var/nfs All was good until I ...