root 10446 0.0 0.0 2980 300 pts/0 S+ 00:11 0:00 grep portman
Also make sure mountd is running:
# ps aux | grep 'mountd'
root 7859 0.0 0.0 24916 768 ? Ss Jun23 1:37 rpc.mountd
Debian / Ubuntu Linux user
Type the following commands:
# /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server status
# service nfs-kernel-server status
On older system (NFSv3 and older), you also need to make sure portmap service is running:
# /etc/init.d/portmap status
# service portmap status
portmap is running.
RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux user
Type the following command:
# service nfs status
# service portmap status ## <-- required for nfsv3 and earlier only
rpc.svcgssd is stopped rpc.mountd (pid 7859) is running... nfsd (pid 7924 7923 7922 7921 7920 7919 7918 7917) is running... rpc.rquotad (pid 7855) is running...
FreeBSD Unix users
Type the following commands to make sure all required 3 services are running on the FreeBSD:
# ps aux | egrep 'rpcbind|mountd|nfsd'