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Old 04-13-2010, 03:48 AM   #1
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Question NFS share is mounted as read-only even if write permissions are set

Hello to everybody, under Fedora 12 i try to configure NFS server. On the server machine i configured the share folder as:
restart server /sbin/service nfs restart
make exportfs
on client machine
mount share as:
mkdir /mnt/nfs
mount /mnt/nfs
it mounted successful.
However if open the folder /mnt/nfs, i have only read-only permissions.
- The same as if set the remote user as local system user:
- The same if set the user to folder on server as nfsnobody, after mount it on client i get the same problem. The permissions of folder /test are Write and delete (777) and for all enclosed files
Old 04-13-2010, 10:12 AM   #2
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I am looking good:

On client machine:
mount /mnt/nfs

That is rather strange I can conclude that your server is
I would think you exports file is incorrect.
Then you only allow your server itself to mount it.

Are there any other access restrictions? Like attributes?
Old 04-14-2010, 06:09 PM   #3
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Yes! The problem was in Host name address.
The client ip was:
Server ip address:
The problem was in the following line:
I thought that Host must be the host name of server, on which the /test folder is exists.
However it must be - the hosts permitted to access folder! So the ip must be ip of client (
So lets assume the problem as closed.


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