NFS problems

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Since FC6, NFS became very finicky and seemingly causes servers to randomly denying mounts from some terminals but not others, with all exactly the same new FC installation and exactly the same hardware - crazy!. The only difference is hostnames of the terminals trying to mount NFS volumes on the server and I made sure that /etc/hosts on all terminals and servers contain each others ip addresses and hostnames. I always uninstall SELinux which is truly a huge pain in a corporate environment. Is there ANY way I can relax the NFS authentication on the server in order to make sure clients can mount volumes? e.g. the following is encountered often, with sometimes crazy situations that clients can only mount nfs volum es from the server after I first boot the server and then ALL the terminals. It is painful as you might agree! Other way round, no go, client will not mount until server is booted and then client booted. In this case I really prefer windows lackey security. It works. Never mind how crappy windows is, at least I don't have diabolical access problems on servers.. NFS used to be very nice about 6 years ago but truly sucks recently imo. /]# mount -o soft -t nfs nfsserver:/public /xfer mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting nfsserver:/public (HowTos)