Trouble Mounting NFS Share
Achim.Regendoerp at galacoral.com
Tue Sep 25 17:08:39 UTC 2012
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> From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:ubuntu-users-
> bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Aryan Ameri
> Sent: 25 September 2012 07:51
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Trouble Mounting NFS Share
> Hi all,
> I have a trusty old FreeNAS box on my home network (running FreeBSD
> 7.x) which has been working reliably for over 3 years. I've generally only
> provided NFS as all machines in the house are *nix which support NFS (and
> I've always had problems with Samba).
> Yesterday my modem/router stopped working which is also the default
> gateway and the DNS provider on my network. From what I know, this
> should not pose a problem in me accessing my NAS, as it and the clients are
> both on the same LAN and they are connected through a separate switch
> (not the failed router). The switch is working just fine, and I can ping the NAS
> box and even access its web interface from my browser, but suddenly I can
> not mount its NFS share anymore. I am totally at a loss as to why taking the
> router out of my network has resulted in me not being able to mount the
> NFS share.
Chances are the local router you removed provided a host name for a lookup for them machines, adding the machines to their respective /etc/hosts may solve it, as apparently NFS does a reverse DNS lookup (info found here: http://forums.freenas.org/showthread.php?7270-NFS-mount-times-out&p=29064&viewfull=1#post29064)
Hope that helps out.
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