showmount fails with clnt_create: RPC: Program not registered when executed from a RHEL6 NFS client communicating with a NetApp filer

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When issuing the showmount command from an NFS client the following error message is observed:
clnt_create: RPC: Program not registered


  • NFS client: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • NFS server: NetApp filer

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