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Old 04-29-2008, 04:52 AM   #1
yadava
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Lightbulb Problem with NFS


i have installed the NFS server on my system
and i shared two directory
1- /home/pcy pcy is a user
2-/var/ftp/downloading
i am able to access the /var/ftp/downloading after mounting it
but tried to access /home/pcy after mounting it shows error like
Permission denied
can any body help me
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Old 04-29-2008, 05:00 AM   #2
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Are you the same user with the same UID on both the server and the client?
 
Old 04-29-2008, 10:06 AM   #3
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Hi,

You do need to setup the '/etc/exports', '/etc/hosts', '/etc/hosts.allow' and '/etc/hosts.deny' files. Once you have the proper structure then as root 'exportfs -ra' will update the table.

Code:
excerpt from 'man exports';

EXPORTS(5)                 Linux File Formats Manual                EXPORTS(5)

NAME
       exports - NFS file systems being exported (for Kernel based NFS)

SYNOPSIS
       /etc/exports

DESCRIPTION
       The  file  /etc/exports serves as the access control list for file sys-
       tems which may be exported to NFS clients.  It is used  by  exportfs(8)
       to  give  information  to  mountd(8)  and  to the kernel based NFS file
       server daemon nfsd(8).

       The file format is similar to the SunOS exports file.  Each  line  con-
       tains  an  export  point  and  a  whitespace-separated  list of clients
       allowed to mount the file system at that point. Each listed client  may
       be  immediately  followed  by  a parenthesized, comma-separated list of
       export options for that client. No whitespace is  permitted  between  a
       client and its option list.
Code:
excerpt from 'man exportfs';

NAME
       exportfs - maintain list of NFS exported file systems

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/sbin/exportfs [-avi] [-o options,..] [client:/path ..]
       /usr/sbin/exportfs -r [-v]
       /usr/sbin/exportfs [-av] -u [client:/path ..]
       /usr/sbin/exportfs [-v]
       /usr/sbin/exportfs -f

DESCRIPTION
       The  exportfs command is used to maintain the current table of exported
       file systems for NFS. This list  is  kept  in  a  separate  file  named
       /var/lib/nfs/xtab  which  is read by mountd when a remote host requests
       access to mount a file tree, and parts of the list which are active are
       kept in the kernel's export table.
You should 'man exports' and 'man exportfs' to get a understanding of the commands and necessary structure.
 
  


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