[clug] nfs mount failing

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 05:52:14 MDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 21:47, Eyal Lebedinsky<eyal at eyal.emu.id.au> wrote:
> e7a is f11. I export a directory (/data1). It is in /etc/exportfs and the
> client is in /etc/hosts.allow.
> An attempt to mount gives
>        mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting e7a:/data1

portmap installed?

Something like this in /etc/hosts.allow on the server?


> and on the server I see
>        mountd[26524]: refused mount request from for /data1
> (/data1): unmatched host

Do you have resolvable hostnames for e7a?  ie: something like this in /etc/hosts e7a.xxx

Just guessing here.

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