[Ilugc] Unable to mount folders exported by NFS Server

Raja Subramanian rajasuperman at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 23:53:14 IST 2008


On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 10:51 PM, Pankaj Kumar <pankaj at glug4muz.org> wrote:
> following entry in the /etc/exports file:
...
> /home/rashid    192.168.0.4(rw)
> /home/ccpplinux/public_html    192.168.0.3(rw)

> [root at FedoraClient ~]# mount -t nfs 192.168.0.2:/home/ccpplinux/ /root/server/
> mount: 192.168.0.2:/home/ccpplinux/ failed, reason given by server: Permission
> denied

You are missing the "public_html" in the path.  Try:
    mount -t nfs 192.168.0.2:/home/ccpplinux/public_html /root/server/

Run the exportfs(8) command on the nfs server and see if all file systems
are correctly exported by the server.  Check syslog and /var/log/messages
on both client and server for clues on what is breaking.

If you are using iptables on any of your machines, you will need to configure
it to permit nfs traffic.

- Raja


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