Cannot remount nfs share, getting mount.nfs: mount(2): Invalid argument

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Issue

  • Unable to remount nfs share with desired mount options.
# cat /etc/fstab | grep -i share
y.y.y.y:/nfshare /share nfs    defaults,hard 0 0

# mount -vo remount,soft  /share
mount.nfs: mount(2): Invalid argument
mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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