[clug] nfs mount failing

Michael James michael at james.st
Wed Aug 12 06:08:47 MDT 2009

On 12/08/2009, at 9:47 PM, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:

> This is supposed to be simple.

NFS never is, it's the closest we get to MS flakeyness;
  only on the full moon, facing west, with the right imprecation.
Fortunately black goats are rarely necessary.

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

Is the client identified by in /etc/exports ?
Is IPv6 safely disabled?
Is it a full moon?

Well theme my emoticons disgusted. What has Linux come to?
Michael James

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