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Old 03-13-2014, 01:01 AM   #1
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Can't install portmap on Debian

I am trying to configure NFS on Debian Wheezy. I am following a tutorial and one of the first steps is install portmap and configure portmap. When I try to install it , I get:

 apt-get install portmap
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'rpcbind' instead of 'portmap'
rpcbind is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Old 03-13-2014, 01:11 AM   #2
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Portmap was replaced with rpcbind in Debian Wheezy.
Old 03-13-2014, 04:48 PM   #3
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OK, so I am still trying to configure nfs. I set up my /etc/exports file like:


In my idmpad.conf for the domain = I have my server's ip address (not sure if that is correct)

When I try to mount the shares from my client , I get this:

mount -t nfs
Usage: mount -V                 : print version
       mount -h                 : print this help
       mount                    : list mounted filesystems
       mount -l                 : idem, including volume labels
So far the informational part. Next the mounting.
The command is `mount [-t fstype] something somewhere'.
Details found in /etc/fstab may be omitted.
       mount -a [-t|-O] ...     : mount all stuff from /etc/fstab
       mount device             : mount device at the known place
       mount directory          : mount known device here
       mount -t type dev dir    : ordinary mount command
Note that one does not really mount a device, one mounts
a filesystem (of the given type) found on the device.
One can also mount an already visible directory tree elsewhere:
       mount --bind olddir newdir
or move a subtree:
       mount --move olddir newdir
One can change the type of mount containing the directory dir:
       mount --make-shared dir
       mount --make-slave dir
       mount --make-private dir
       mount --make-unbindable dir
One can change the type of all the mounts in a mount subtree
containing the directory dir:
       mount --make-rshared dir
       mount --make-rslave dir
       mount --make-rprivate dir
       mount --make-runbindable dir
A device can be given by name, say /dev/hda1 or /dev/cdrom,
or by label, using  -L label  or by uuid, using  -U uuid .
Other options: [-nfFrsvw] [-o options] [-p passwdfd].
For many more details, say  man 8 mount .
any clues to what I may be doing wrong?


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