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Network File System (NFS) is a distributed file system protocol originally developed by Sun Microsystems in 1984, 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 view audit logs on the nfs server

I'm trying to do a nfs share. I've configured the share. Now I want to view the logs associated with the files in the nfs share. I've created a centralized log server. I don't know the difference ...
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networking - router/gateway during a power outage

I have two computers connected via Cat 5e to a simple switch (dumb). The switch itself is wired (Cat 5e) to my home router. The router is also the LAN gateway: router: 192.168.0.1 computer 1: 192.168....
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How to find the client IP/name from the audit logs

I'm auditing the files in a nfs share. When I look at the audit logs using the command ausearch -f /var/nfs/general , I get some logs that looks like this: In the server side: time->Tue Jun 12 16:...
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Terminal hangs when mounting/doing showmount

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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System logs written to an NFS mount

Today we had an issue with a Linux server that filled (100%) it's entire root (/) partition due to a misconfiguration in postfix that led to a huge /var/log/syslog file and yesterday we started using ...
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How to Set Mac OS X LDAP to Use Remote Home Folder

I have a MacOSX El Capitan machine that uses LDAP for authentication. This part already works and I can log onto the machine with LDAP accounts. I set the NFSHomeDirectory as #/Users/$uid$ which ...
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Disallow NFS parent directory sharing, how?

I have /etc/exports like this: /data/mydir1 *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check) /data/mydir2 *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check) From clients, I saw I can mount ip_of_nfsserver:/ or ...
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Mount point permissions changing after `mount -a`

I am using my raspberry pi as a plex server and have having serious problems with one of the shared folder... Related to my Synology NAS All three are on my local network Synology NAS: "music" is ...
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autofs mounts in parent directory

For many years I have a problem with autofs, now. I thought there was a bug in the autofs version in my repository. Unfortunately, even after several system as well as distribution upgrades covering ...
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Ubuntu offline shared folder

So I've got a PABX (Ubuntu) that records calls to /opt/recordings. Because this folder can get very large I don't want to keep it on my fast storage so I moved it over to our slow iSCSI storage. So /...
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Fedora 26 hangs on reboot

I'm using fedora 26 and i keep getting these weird hangs on reboot, they are not consistent (I can reboot 20 times and it would work fine, and reboot 20 times again and it will hang). The last ...
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NFS server unavailable, client timeout doubles on each access

I have a linux client mounting a linux server's NFS share using autofs. This works fine until the server goes down. The mountpoint autofs takes care of refuses to react to ls and any other commands. ...
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rsnapshot doesn't backup new folders

I am facing a weird behavior with rsnapshot. I am using it on a dedicated backup server to backup several machines. One of them is nextcloud. The data folder is mounted to the nextcloud VM under /...
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nfsd: last server has exited, flushing export cache

Brief Summary on the issue: NFS share on a CentOS6.9 system properly mounts and displays the directory when mounted on a Windows or Linux system but has trouble displaying the directory when mounted ...
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NFS mount is readonly after NFS server reboot

I have mounted nfs drive on /data, but even root user can not write to it. On nfs server I can easily read and write but any client can't. That started when nfs server went down for few minutes. /etc/...

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