Not Able to Start NFS Service

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Issue

  • NFS service is not getting started.
  • Why am I not able to start/restart NFS service?
  • Why am I getting below errors while starting NFS service?
Apr 16 17:55:49 hostname rpc.nfsd[20045]: rpc.nfsd: unable to bind AF_INET TCP socket: errno 99 (Cannot assign requested address)
Apr 16 17:55:49 hostname rpc.nfsd[20045]: rpc.nfsd: unable to set any sockets for nfsd

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • NFS server

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