Filesystem Tutorials and HowTos
Tutorials and commands about Linux, Apple OS X, BSD and Unix like file system. Includes file system management, creating file systems & volumes, software RAID, backups, recovery, and conman operations on file systems ( rss feed ).
I recently installed NFS server v4 on my HP Linux server. However, I’m not able to mount it from Linux nfs4 client using the following command:
mount.nfs4 server2:/data /data
I’m getting the following error:
mount.nfs4: mounting server2:/data failed, reason given by server:
No such file or directory
How do I fix this problem?
How to enable NTFS support on CentOS Linux version 5 or 6? How do I mount ntfs partition under RHEL 5 or 6?
How do I find out if NFS server or service is running or not on my Linux or Unix based server?
I think my file system has been damaged. Instead of block 1, I want to use block n as superblock. How do I find out an alternative superblock location under Linux?
I know how to use rsync for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer. However, I would like to synchronizing files between two directories, either on one computer, or between a computer and another server. How do I maintain the same version of files on multiple servers?
I want to copy (rsync to remote server) a directory tree whenever file uploaded or deleted in /var/www/html/upload/ directory under Linux operating systems for backup purpose and/or load balancing purpose without getting into complex file sharing setup such as NFS or GFS iscsi storage. How do I monitor /var/www/html/upload/ and its subdirectory for new files and executes rsync command to make copy back to www2.example.com:/var/www/html/upload/?