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Operating Systems AIX NFS mount from windows NAS with NFS server, have hidden folder on UNIX Post 303046134 by MadeInGermany on Saturday 25th of April 2020 03:08:03 AM
Old 04-25-2020
I am not an AIX expert, but NFS is a standard - I guess IBM even licenced it from SUN.
The NFS version is "negotiated" once, at mount time. The client simply asks the server via rpcinfo what versions are available and picks the highest version that it supports itself.
A test command:
Code:
rpcinfo servername

The client stores the version in the mount values, and sticks to it. You can view the mount values, at least some of them with the mount or mount -v (verbose) command.

In this case I suspect a problem or odd behavior on the NFS server.

Last edited by MadeInGermany; 04-25-2020 at 04:15 AM..
 
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mountd - server for NFS mount requests and NFS access checks SYNOPSIS
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