Unable to mount a NFS share from Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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  • While mounting a NFS share from RHEL client getting below error:
 # mount -v -t nfs servername:/<NFS_Share-name> /mountpoint
 mount.nfs: mount(2): Permission denied     
 mount.nfs: access denied by server while servername:/<NFS_Share-name>
  • The /etc/exports entry looks like this:
/<NFS_Share-name>    <NFS Server-IP>(rw,all_squash,link_relative)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • nfs-utils

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