Not able to mount NFS share on client side

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# 1  
Old 02-08-2012
Not able to mount NFS share on client side

When i tried to mount the nfs i see this error message
mount -t nfs /nfsmount
mount: failed, reason given by server: Permission denied

and the /etc/exports file in the host side looks like this


not able to figure out what exactly need to be modified
# 2  
Old 02-08-2012
It's clear from the /etc/exports entry. Is your server's IP


With the above entry, you are allowing only the server to mount the nfs share. You have to put IP of the client there instead of the server's. Smilie
# 3  
Old 02-08-2012
thats not the client's IP it is the IP address of the Host server.
# 4  
Old 02-08-2012
Yes, I know that. You need to change that to the client's IP and your problem is solved. That field for any host's IP or hostname or a range of IPs of hosts which are allowed to mount the share. So change it to client's IP. for more info about exports file see "man exports". Smilie
# 5  
Old 02-08-2012
Looks like your host-side (your server) exports a nfs share and allows the host-side (your server) to mount it.
Did you try to mount this share on the server? Probably you just need to run your command with root user or sudo?
Also check directory permissions!

---------- Post updated at 01:51 ---------- Previous update was at 01:48 ----------

The one line you posted (/etc/exports) may not be sufficient enough!
You may need to adjust the directory access permissions on server (/remote/proj1) as well as on the client side (/nfsmount).
# 6  
Old 02-09-2012
Clear Understanding...
Server-A :
/remote/proj1 Server-B(rw,no_root_squash,sync)

mount -t nfs Server-A:/remote/proj1 /nfsmount

# 7  
Old 02-09-2012

I was trying to connect to a HP server through iLO but for some reason I was unable to connect. When I ping it I do get a reply but the connection is not being established..Please help me understand what the problem is.

---------- Post updated at 02:19 AM ---------- Previous update was at 01:53 AM ----------

Another issue is I was trying to configure NFS on the servers. I'm using 2 HP servers with RHEL. i updated the /etc/exports directory with /sharing ipaddress/netmask(rw,sync,root_squash).

mounted it on the client server but I'm getting the following error:
mount: mount to NFS server 'ipaddress' failed: System Error: No route to host.

Please help me out.

Last edited by s.dineshreddy85; 02-09-2012 at 04:36 PM..
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