[Ilugc] Unable to mount folders exported by NFS Server

Ganesh Stelli gans.stelli at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 15:08:40 IST 2008

Check all the daemons [NFS,rpc,lockd,statd,portmap] in the server.

Check all the daemons in clinet [ mountd,rpc]

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 2:25 AM, Kapil Hari Paranjape <kapil at imsc.res.in>wrote:

> On Tue, 09 Dec 2008, Pankaj Kumar wrote:
> > Now I want to export one fixed folder to Client1 and another fixed
> > folder to Client2 from Server so that I can work on Server from
> > Client Systems using the concept of NFS. For this purpose I made
> > following entry in the /etc/exports file:
> Just making sure the exports is ok is generally not enough. Some
> daemons need to be started as well.
> Unless you specify port numbers on the command line while starting
> the nfs related daemons you need to run portmap on all machines.
> You need to ensure that portmap access is enabled for 192.168.0.x
> in /etc/hosts.allow
> Ensure that you are running rpc.mountd and rpc.nfsd on the server
> machine and that you can see this on the client by running
>  rpcinfo -p
> on the client machines.
> Ensure that you are running rpc,statd and rpc.lockd on the client
> machines and that you can see this on the server by running
>  rpcinfo -p
> On Debian systems and derivatives all of the above are done by
> /etc/init.d/nfs* scripts.
> Kapil.
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With regards,
S.Ganesh kumar

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