an acronym for Network File Services - a file sharing protocol

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I pin a specific autofs mount point to my Finder's favorites?

I mounted an NFS share using the autofs feature in Mountain Lion. I edited /etc/auto_master and included this line within that file: /- /etc/automount/data Then, I created the automount folder ...
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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: ...