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Hello All, I am having problems mounting a remote disk on a RedHat Box. I keep getting an error saying RPC: Mount Timed out. I have the following machines 1 ...
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    RPC: Mount Timed out


    Hello All,

    I am having problems mounting a remote disk on a RedHat Box. I keep getting an error saying RPC: Mount Timed out.

    I have the following machines

    1 RedHat 9 box that has the disk (/shrek) that I want to mount
    2 RedHat 7.3 box's that I want to mount /shrek onto.

    I can mount /shrek on to one of the RH7.3 box's with no problems but I get the timeout error when trying to mount it on the second RH7.3 box.

    I have both of the RH7.3 names in the /etc/exports file on the RH9 box and have also double checked that I have nfs running.

    I can ping the RH9 box from both of the 7.3 box's and I can also SSH into the RH9 box.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance.

    Barry..

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    Can you telnet in on the port nfs uses?

    im not sure what port this is, but netstat on the server should give you an indication.

    I would check the firewall on the local redhat 7 box that you cannot connect from.

    Jason

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    i think nfs uses port 2049 to listen to.
    what does
    rpcinfo -p
    showmount -e
    display....run them on the server that has /shrek mounted as a nfs partition.
    Fixing Unix is better than working with Windows.
    http://nikhilk.homedns.org/projects/index.html

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