an acronym for Network File Services - a file sharing protocol

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`find` finds nfs server?

I had to run find / -name foo > found.txt and stumbled over the following output: ... find: /Volumes/MobileBackups/Backups.backupdb/mac/2014-12-17-162004/MacRoot/.DocumentRevisions-V100: ...
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Mac trying to connect to files on disconnected NFS (how do i stop them?)

I just left a job that I connected to an NFS to work on files directly—so I'm assuming all of my 'recently opened' files in various programs are trying to connect to that server. The annoying part is ...
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Why does mounting an nfs share from linux require the use of a privileged port?

I export a directory on a linux box and I can mount it from another linux box using # mount -t nfs kurush:/media/lynk /mnt/kurush/ The same command fails on Mac OS X: $ sudo mount -t nfs ...
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how to change NFS share name as displayed in OSX without reconfiguring NFS server?

I am mounting an NFS share named "storage" from my-host-here1.com. I also want to mount another NFS share named "storage" from my-host-here2.com. I just want to know how can I change the share name ...
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Does Mavericks have a GUI for NFS mounts as in previous OS X versions?

On previous OS X releases, I could open Disk Utility and choose file->NFS Mounts. I cannot find anything similar in Mavericks. Is there any GUI for mounting NFS, or must it all be done via the command ...
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How to auto mount NFS shares on Mavericks?

I need to mount at boot time the equivalent of the line command : sudo mount -o rw,bg,hard,resvport,intr,noac,nfc,tcp mymachine:/var/logs /Volumes/logs …and I have no idea about how to do it on ...
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How to automatically mount NFS shares on OS X

I have a NFS server set up on my local LAN running on Arch Linux that I can connect to using OS X Mavericks by issuing the following command in the terminal: mount -t nfs -o resvport ...
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Auto or manual refreshing of mounted volumes

I use Transmit to mount a Linux server disk on my Mac. The issue is that when I do something on the remote server with ssh, the change is not reflected in the mounted volume in my mac. How can I ...
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Share nfs v3 mounted volume as AFP homedir share

Lion server. It lets me add it as a share for home dirs, configure guest access and everything In server app without any errors, workgroup manager even sees the share as a home dir path, but when I ...
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nfs and nfsd are not available in Mavericks

I find that there is no nfs and nfsd available on Mavericks. Does Apple remove it ? P/S: I am trying to mount shared nfs drive in vagrant. > which nfs nfs not found > which nfsd nfsd not ...
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nfc option for NFS mount on Mavericks doesn't work

I have updated MacOSX to 10.9 (Mavericks). I want to mount NFS shares from a Linux server with the nfc option because I have filenames with non-ASCII characters. But when I mount the network share it ...
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How to find and unmount unresponsive NFS mounts?

I turned off a machine exporting one folder which was mounted on my Mac using NFS. How can I find and unmount the mount point ? df does not return; it is probably stuck on this mount point, and I ...
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iOS jailbroken: native storage on an external drive?

Since I have a faster internet connection now, and I like watching screencasts, I've started to explore YouTube downloader apps, but there's a lot of apps that I would like to use by downloading data ...
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No exportfs CLI on OS X

On Linux, there is exportfs CLI tool which can be used to export NFSs without modifying /etc/exports file. However, I can't find it on OS X 10.8. Why is it missing? Is there any way to install it or ...
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Mount Linux NFS share on Mountain Lion 10.8.5

I am new to using Apple as main OS. I am used to fstab in Linux to keep the mounts for nfs. When I use Go to in Finder to mount nfs://serveripaddress/home/shared I get a permissions error. The below ...
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Confounded by permissions problem on NFS share

I'm setting up an NFS server (Ubuntu) to serve files to several Macs (10.7). The way it's set up, I can log in from any Linux client and read/write over NFS exactly as expected. (I've set up ACL ...
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Preventing filesystem from locking up when automount NFS share from VM goes away

I do a lot of web applications development, and I run a Fedora VM on my Mac to simulate the server environment. Meanwhile, I run the IDE on the Mac side, and it requires a local filesystem to make ...
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Force umount of stale NFS shares

Whenever my NFSv4 server becomes unreachable a little window pops up offering me to disconnect the affected shares. It looks like this: If I choose to Ignore iTunes becomes unresponsive because ...
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Mount NFS share in /Volumes as a drive

Ok, this might be a stupid question to ask, but trying to mount a NFS share (from a Linux machine, if it's worth anything) in a folder that resides in /Volumes never makes the share appear in Finder ...
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Manual mount of NFS got permanent?

The Problem My problem is that I have manually mounted a NFS network share on my Mac and that now the system keeps on trying to remount it and doing so it displays an annoying focused popup telling: ...
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Finder shows stale directory listings from NFS server

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 Linux server sharing files via NFSv4. I mount the share on my MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.7.5. I have the NFS share set up to automount in Disk Utility with default mount ...
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Preserving mountpoint names in the Finder for NFS shares

I am mounting a number of NFS shares, with a Terminal command akin to this: sudo mount -t nfs -o soft,resvport,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,timeo=900,retrans=3,proto=tcp,nobrowse ...
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Mac Air OS X Mountain Lion - mounting NFS “dscl” freezes system permanently

I set out to execute the following steps on OS X Mountain Lion to mount an NFS share- create sudo dscl . -create /Mounts/foo sudo dscl . -create /Mounts/foo VFSLinkDir /Volumes/share sudo dscl . ...
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Why can't I open DMG files which reside on a read-only NFS filesystem?

I've discovered a strange problem... if I have disk image files (DMGs) which reside on a read-only NFS share, I cannot open these in Mac OS X 10.7.5. The same files open fine when accessed over AFP. ...
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how to store Time Machine backups on NFS and keep metadata?

There is a Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) desktop, it stores Time Machine backups on a separate partition. Also there is an Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) server with NFS daemon running, it exports a /BACKUP disk. This ...
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Disabling lots and lots of NFS mounts based on location

I have a number of NFS automounts in my Local directory node on 10.7. I am using a laptop and when I work at home I don't have access to the servers. As a result I often get beachballing Navigation ...
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Full guide on configuring NIS/NFS on OS X 10.7?

I am trying to setup OS X 10.7 Lion to work as an a NIS/NFS client but without too much success so far. Existing configuration that works on Ubuntu cat /etc/yp.conf domain uk.example.com server ...
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searching an nfs-mounted volume

Does anyone know of a GUI way to search mounted network volume without using Spotlight? We use a cluster roughly 80TB and need a client-side way of searching for files without indexing the entire ...
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How to get Lion a working auto_home client with NIS and NFS Server

I have a working NIS/NFS server environment here, with multiple servers. One is the NIS server, that works just fine with Lion. But I can't figure out how to get the auto home mounting working. Do ...
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Multi user network share and resource forks

I have a scenario where multiple clients access the same NFS share, where they work with inDesign, Photoshop and such. They have problems with files and dirs going read-only (not in Terminal, though), ...
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Set Default NFS v4 when connecting from Mac OS X Lion

I have installed an NFS File Server on Ubuntu 11.10, and that is working well. I am only able to connect to the NFS server from my Mac with this command: mount -t nfs -o vers=4 10.0.10.26:/srv ...
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How to add a shortcut to a NFS share in Finder?

I have defined a NFS mount point in Disk Utility. The target machine is running Linux. I don't see the machine in Finder (preferences/ shared / servers is checked) I also can't drag the folder to the ...
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NFS mounts without automounter, which seems to grab everything

We have some NFS mounts we place in the fstab, via "vifs" which we want to manage separate of the autofs subsystem. The mounts were created in a separate location (/mnt) which should not be managed ...
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automount NFS when on specific wifi

I'd like to be able to mount an nfs NAS mount point whenever I connect to my home network and initiate an rsync to it. I saw the post for "How can I automount afp volumes at startup? ", although there ...
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Using NFS between OSX and Ubuntu with mis-matched uids

I have a fileserver running Ubuntu 10.04 I'd like to access via NFS from my Mac running 10.6.8. Problem is, while the usernames are the same, the uids are different. Googling suggests that the past ...
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File browser for iPad

Is there an app for the iPad that let's you view an NFS share? It seems like File Browser lets you mount SMB shares and iFiles lets you view different cloud storage sites like Flickr and other file ...
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Unable to mount an NFS share

I'm trying to access my (Synology) NAS share through NFS and always get the same issue. First, I activated NFS support in my NAS: Then I set the permissions on the NAS: My MBP has the IP ...
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Accessing events on external drive in iMovie '11 on Lion

I have my iMovie events stored on my external harddrive (located in a Synology NAS). It worked like a charm with iMovie '11 on Snow Leopard. I then received my new MBP with Lion and the external ...
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How can I stop OS X from automatically connecting to an NFS server on startup?

I upgraded to Lion today, but was having the same problem on Snow Leopard. When I start up my Mac and login, it automatically connects to an NFS server. I know this because I see the server in Finder ...
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Does anyone have any tips or best practices for using NFS mounted directories?

Does anyone have tips for conveniently dealing with a variety of NFS mounted directories in Mac OS X? When I drag them to the sidebar in finder they can't be renamed. When I mounted them using ...