Why do I have to run mount command multiple times to mount the NFS share?

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Issue

  • Unable to mount NFS share. The share gets mounted after several attempts.
[root@hostname ~]# mount nfsserver:/abc/xyz /mnt
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting nfsserver:/abc/xyz
[root@hostname ~]# mount nfsserver:/abc/xyz /mnt
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting nfsserver:/abc/xyz
[root@hostname ~]# mount nfsserver:/abc/xyz /mnt
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting nfsserver:/abc/xyz
[root@hostname ~]# mount nfsserver:/abc/xyz /mnt
[root@hostname ~]# df -h /mnt/testn
Filesystem          Size  Used  Avail  Use%  Mounted on
nfsserver:/abc/xyz  4.7T  2.4T  2.3T   51%   /mnt
  • Multiple mount attempts are required to mount the NFS share.
  • Mounting NFS share requires multiple attempts.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

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