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Old 09-28-2006, 11:01 PM   #1
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RPC timed out - NFS server

I have configured NIS server in RHEL4.. am exporting the home directory.. In client side add the NIS domain and i used /etc/fstab file for mounting the home diretory.. like this /home nfs defaults 0 0. wen i ran service netfs restart, RPC timedout error occured. how to solve this..
Old 09-30-2006, 01:04 PM   #2
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as stupid as it sounds, check your DNS-Configuration or HOSTS file settings.
Helped for me.



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