[plug] NFS Permission Denied

Innis Cunningham innisc at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 27 09:43:34 WST 2008

> On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 17:59 +0800, Innis Cunningham wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 12:32 +0800, Innis Cunningham wrote:
>>>> Hi All
>>>> Well almost got my NFS network to work.
>>>> I have two boxes with NFS running.
>>>> I can mount box A from both box A and box B but I can't
>>>> mount box B from box A or box B it gives me a permission denied
>>>> message.What am I missing.
>>>> Should I have both boxes running a NFS server on the one network
>>>> or should there be only one NFS server on the network.
>>> This is really vague!
>> Well I dont' know if I can make it clearer but I will try.
>> I have two Ubuntu boxes both have the NFS system installed.
>> If I write
>> mount  box A:/home  /mnt/home  on both box A and box B I can
>> see box A's home directory on either box
>> If I write
>> mount box B:/home  /mnt/home all I get is a permission denied warning.
>> What I am trying to find out is if the reason I can't mount box B is because of a
>> network problem or because you should not have two NFS severs running on the one
>> LAN
> There's a umount /mnt/home before you try to mount box B right?

Yes there is.
>>> If a machine wishes to share (ie. export a file system in NFS speak)
>>> then the NFS server services must be running and the file system must be
>>> listed as exported.
>>> Ian

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