Mount failed with mount: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting error
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7
Error is seen in the log:
<hostname> mount: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting *.*.*.*:/home/share
Include insecure option in
/etc/exportson NFS server like below:
# cat /etc/exports /home/export *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,insecure)
Re-export the share:
# exportfs -rav
Try to mount the NFS share on NFS client.
- Ensure share is being exported to client in question. Mounting the nfs share from a RHEL NFS server giver error "mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting"
Note: Share should be unmounted from all the clients before making any configuration changes on the NFS server else the share will become stale
Reserved ports are TCP/UDP ports from
1024for privileged services and designated as well-known ports.
Below error was captured in log which means that NFS server requires a secure port:
<hostname> rpc.mountd: refused mount request from *.*.*.* for /home/export (/home/export): illegal port 21645
- NFS Server is pingable and able to
showmount -e <nfs server ip>command gets hung.
showmount -e <nfs_server_ip>comes back with no shares available(blank)
# showmount -e 1 <nfs-server-ip> Export list for <nfs-server-ip>
- Should appear with shares like so
# showmount -e <nfs-server-ip> Export list for <nfs-server-ip> /home 192.168.122.0/24 /export-1 192.168.122.0/24 /export2 192.168.122.0/24
rpcinfo -p <nfs server ip>displays list of all registered RPC programs. Verify that the needed services needed have the version being used (v3, v4, etc)
# rpcinfo -p <nfs-server-ip> program vers proto port service 100000 2 udp 111 portmapper 100000 2 tcp 111 portmapper 100000 3 udp 111 portmapper 100000 3 tcp 111 portmapper 100000 4 udp 111 portmapper 100000 4 tcp 111 portmapper 100003 3 udp 2049 nfs 100003 3 tcp 2049 nfs 100005 1 udp 635 mountd 100005 2 udp 635 mountd 100005 3 udp 635 mountd 100005 1 tcp 635 mountd 100005 2 tcp 635 mountd 100005 3 tcp 635 mountd 100021 4 udp 4045 nlockmgr 100021 4 tcp 4045 nlockmgr 100024 1 udp 4046 status 100024 1 tcp 4046 status
- Try to mount with NFS version 3 but still it failed with error "access denied".
/var/lib/nfs/etabat NFS share that share is exported or not.
# tshark -tad -n -r clien.pcap -Y 'frame.number == 500' -O rpc | sed '/^Re/,$ !d' Remote Procedure Call, Type:Reply XID:0x3f510e1b Fragment header: Last fragment, 20 bytes 1... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... = Last Fragment: Yes .000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0001 0100 = Fragment Length: 20 XID: 0x3f510e1b (1062276635) Message Type: Reply (1) [Program: NFS (100003)] [Program Version: 4] [Procedure: COMPOUND (1)] Reply State: denied (1) [This is a reply to a request in frame 498] [Time from request: 0.000611000 seconds] Reject State: AUTH_ERROR (1) <===== Error Auth State: bad credential (seal broken) (1)
nfs-server can not authenticate the NFS client.
# tshark -tad -nr client.pcap -Y nfs.status!=0 20 2018-12-18 13:46:46.377409 *.*.*.* → *.*.*.* NFS 144 V4 Reply (Call In 12) PUTROOTFH | GETATTR Status: NFS4ERR_PERM
NFS4ERR_PERM indicates that the requester is not the owner. The operation was not allowed because the caller is neither a privileged user (root) nor the owner of the target of the operation.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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This describes my exact trouble, but In my case, my RHEL8 client cannot connect to my FreeNAS NFSv3 server. The Linux NFS allows a share to be set 'insecure', but FreeNAS does not have this option.
Where you able to solve it?