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Re: troubleshooting nfs-kernel-server on Raspbian Jessie

On 30/03/2019 02:20, Jason wrote:
> I am trying to set up an NFS export on a Ras Pi (Raspbian Jessie). 
> Something seems to be missing and I need help troubleshooting it.
> At first the NFS port 2049 was not even being opened. After much futzing 
> around I discovered that if I manually start rpcbind with
> $ sudo /etc/init.d/rpcbind start

This starts the service manually, but doesn't mark it for automatic
start. To do that, try:

$ systemctl enable --now rpcbind

> then restart the nfs-kernel-server I can get it to work, but only if I 
> spell out the full ip address of the client. For instance if I put this 
> in /etc/exports it works:
> /srv/export,sync)
> but not if I change it to this to allow other machines on the LAN to 
> mount (I get: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting 
> /srv/export     192.168.1.*(rw,sync)7

Are you running "exportfs -rav" or similar after editing that file?

> So I have two questions:
> 1) Why does rpcbind not start automatically on boot?
> 2) Why can I not specify a range of client addresses in /etc/exports  ?
> Thanks,