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Questions tagged [nfs]

an acronym for Network File System - a file sharing protocol

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MacOS Mojave rpcinfo not working

[MacOS 10.14.1, NFS to Ubuntu16] I'm setting up NFS between my Raspberry Pi3 running Ubuntu16 (Server) and my Macbook Pro (Client). I have a basic setup that's working for anonymous mounts, but ...
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Debugging automounting (nfs)

Since setting up a linux nas and thinking that smb is always kinda annoying and slow, I went to set up nfs. On my Linux clients, this works fine. However on macOS (High Sierra) I edited all the config ...
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How will macOS behave when creating folders in /private/var/folders to mount a NFS share with?

I'm writing some software that can ideally mount and unmount multiple Network File System (NFS) locations dynamically. To avoid clashing with local names I plan on generating a new temporary dir ...
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tar extraction errors on NFS : “Can't create … OR Could not stat …”

I need to install homebrew on a Macmini6,2 on which I don't have the admin rights and cannot write in /usr/local so I try to extract brew-1.7.1.tar.gz in $HOME (which is mounted in an NFS). But then ...
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How to mount nfs at boot time

I have an exported nfs drive I want to mount at boot time. I have put the following in /etc/fstab ohprsstorage:/mnt/RAID/public /mnt/Xdrive nfs rw,resvport 0 0 If I sudo mount /mnt/Xdrive it ...
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Where are the User and Group definitions stored in High Sierra?

I would like to inspect UID and GID numerical values on my High Sierra (10.13.4) server, so that I can coordinate and de-conflict these for use with NFS. Since NFS authenticates at the server level, ...
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How to get nfsd to serve NFSv4 on High Sierra?

I'm hoping to serve an NFS mount from my High Sierra (10.13.4) server to a linux client. The linux client can mount using NFSv3 protocol, but I use ACLs on the served files and directories, so I think ...
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How do you launch an application.app stored in nfs share from bash script?

I need to run *.app from our NFS share where the different apps and versions are stored. I can't get it to work as part of a bash script. For exemple, for Sublime Text, here is the command I use to ...
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How can I speed up terminal startup on my schools NFS system?

First of all, I'm sorry if it seems like this question has been asked a million times before, I tried to make the title hint at the fact that my schools filesystem is different from anything I've used ...
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automounting NFS 4 results in kernel panic

Has anyone been able to get a working NFS 4 automount in Mac OS X? I'm desperately trying to find a way to automatically mount a NFS v4 share from my NAS to my MacBook Pro with Mac OS 10.11.6, but ...
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Why these “Earlier” shown in Finder's column title for one of my NFS mounts?

It suddenly appears just now for one of my NFS mounts: Other volumes still plain old normal: What these "Earlier" mean?
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Issues sharing folder through NFS - RPC: Unable to send; errno = Bad file descriptor or Program not registered

I'm using Mac OS High Sierra 10.13, and I'm facing some issues sharing a folder through NFS. The configuration: Built-in firewall is disabled and there is no third party firewall installed. I made ...
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Sierra as NFS/LDAP client: write permissions problems

I have set up an NFS/LDAP client under Sierra and I have write permissions problems with the user profile. Some installed applications do not want to launch with the user account such as LibreOffice, ...
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Suggestd Crash due to SGSqliteDatabaseError

I'm currently working in an environment with some Openldap users and nfs mounted homes. Everything is working like a charm, but I'm facing some issues regarding some ReportCrash that keeps writing in ...
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How to mount nfs drive on macOS with read+write access?

I'm trying to mount a drive from Linux on my macOS El Capitan laptop. I try a command like this: sudo mount -o rw -t nfs nfs.subdomain.employer.com:/ifs/home/username /private/workspace/ cd /private/...
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How to share directory over NFS from Mac? (w/o macOS Server app)

First of all, I'm happy to pay the $19.99 for the Mac OS Server app from the app store, so that's no problem, it's just that at the moment I only have one specific need - NFS sharing between my macOS ...
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Automounting nfs share fails with err=2, RPC: Timed out

I want to automount a nfs share whenever a user logs in to our Mac Minis. My original idea was to use the remote share as the place for the user's home directories, but due to being not able to mount ...
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Mac connecting to dead NFS

My mac tries to connect to an old NFS that I used at an old job. I tried everything and looked at every related question asked on this forum. At the time I had it set on auto connect. But since I ...
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macOS Sierra: mounting NFS volumes

I have a Linux server with a number of NFS exports. I have been mounting them on my Mac by setting up an auto_nfs file, and mounting them in /nfs/… folders. I think this may the cause of some ...
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Applications Not Working Properly with Networked volumes

I have two applications from unrelated vendors which display a similar problem with networked volumes. I am using both of them with photos on a networked directory, but I don’t think that is the cause ...
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Finder not updating immediately nfs share content

We share the content of multiple linux servers through NFS. It's then mounted on a few macs (OSX Yosemite 10.10.5) by an automount map using Freeipa. Everything works properly except that sometimes, ...
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NFS folder can't be found

I've enabled an NFS share using a tool on my MacBook Pro (aptly called NFS Manager), which has worked before. However I'm on a new network and when my mediaplayer is scanning for network drives it ...
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NFS share from Linux with accented and non-ascii characters - files work in terminal but not programs

I have my music and movie collection on a linux server and the file names contain non-ascii characters. This is in itself no problem as the music server also runs on the same server and everything is ...
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Not able to connect to NFS server from my MacBook

I have an NFS server running remotely on my network, but I am not able to connect to it. I am using NFS Manager which shows this information: but getting the below error:
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Getting error: RPC prog. not avail while trying to mount using nfs

On my Raspbian jessie I have NFS server running: $ sudo service rpcbind status ● rpcbind.service - LSB: RPC portmapper replacement Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/rpcbind) Drop-In: /run/systemd/...
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El Capitan, AD2008, NFS strange behavior

I'm in the process of upgrading a test box to El Capitan and have run into some strange behavior with what may be network NFS share permissions? Background info: We currently authenticate to a 2008 ...
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What do ._Desktop and ._Library do?

In my home directory, there are two files called ._Desktop and ._Library. They have read and write permissions, but cannot be read, even with root. What do these files do? Is there any way to modify ...
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Dock and Terminal don't work on systems with home directory on different versions of OSX

I have two macs, one running Mavericks and one running El Capitan. Most of the users on both of the machines have their home directory in an external server connected by NFS. When I try to launch ...
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NFS Mount failed and now it says `Device not configured`

I have Macbook Pro 2015, running El Capitan 10.11.1 and I am having issues with NFS mounts. I also have an Android TV Box and it mounts NFS without any issues, so I guess the issue is with my laptop. ...
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NFS on El Capitan: In rwxrwx— directory, Finder can't delete but Terminal can, and both can create

I have an NFS drive mounted: /../Volumes/PDISK2 -fstype=nfs,nolockd,rw nfs://10.0.0.11/Volumes/PDISK2 /../Volumes/PDISK3 -fstype=nfs,nolockd,rw nfs://10.0.0.11/Volumes/PDISK3 Taking ...
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How can I tell if a particular directory is connected to a remote machine?

I've found various ways to check if a particular directory is mounted under NFS (here, for example), but none of them seem to work on OS X. How can I check if a particular directory is an NFS ...
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OS X no longer connects to network shares

I have a Mac Mini that I use as my home's central media server. However, the actual media files are on my Synology NAS. To beef up performance and to make the connection to the NAS was kept I ...
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nfs mount fails from Finder though works from command line

Using Finder's Connect to Server... option with nfs://vers=4;nuc.local/mnt/tb I'm unable to mount my nfs server. However from the command line it works just fine. Ideally I want the MBP to boot and ...
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How do you mount -bind a local directory?

In linux, one of the great things you could do (for developers, in particular) was to mount a folder and locally bind it to another folder on the system. This had the advantage over symlinks due do ...
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How to “refresh” a mounted NFS folder from my router in Finder?

I have a rt-n56u router with an external hard disk shared in NFS. Sometimes this shared disk shows in Finder, sometimes not, and I need to reboot router AND mac yosemite - even if I can see it being ...
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What is nfsd on macOS?

I have two questions regarding nfsd on OS X: What is managing the start/stop phase of this daemon? Launchd? It has an enable and disable mode, but I don't know what does this do. What is the default ...
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Prevent .AppleDouble folders on NFS shares

I've got at home: a Debian server running multiple services, including NFS shares; one Mac that I use most of the time several Android devices a Windows client All happily access the files on the ...
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How can I connect to NFS from finder?

When I'm reading this guide it seems to be quite straightforward. http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18705?viewlocale=en_US But I was expecting to be typing the ip address. I don't understand what they ...
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Synology LDAP and OSX Network Homes

Is there anyone out there using a Synology DiskStation running Directory Server (their LDAP implementation) to provide authentication AND network homes for OSX? I've tried setting it up and have hit ...
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How to reconnect to NFS server using another login?

I use finder. This is my connection: nfs://192.168.1.10/nfs/ I logged as a guest before. But now I need to change user. Where I can change login data to connect to nfs as another user?
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automount: Another automount is running

I'm trying to reload NFS mounts on my machine. What has worked in the past is: sudo dscl . delete Mounts/ exit sudo autmount -vc But now I get the error: automount: Another automount is running ...
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FreeNAS, OS X Yosemite and automount

I've got FreeNAS 9.3 server (HP Microserver N54L) and connecting to it via NFS from my multiple OS X systems (running OS X Yosemite 10.10.1). I've always had low performance over the network (1Gig ...
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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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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 kurush:/...
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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 Mac ...
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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 host:/srv/nfs4/...
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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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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 ...