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Re: NFS is working again, but problem not solved.

On Sunday 03 August 2008 13:36, Hendrik Boom wrote:

> While mfs mounting wasn't working, our LAN was disconnected from the wider
> internet.  Although all the machines in question could talk to each
> other, the DSL link to the rest of the world was down because of ISP
> failure. Now it's up again, and NFS mounting works fine again.
> So why does nfs need access to the wider internet?

  Does something in your exports file depend on a network 
service?  NIS/LDAP database for host groups, name resolution
for allowed hosts, or for the NIS/LDAP host? 

  Just guessing.

				-- A.
Andrew Reid / reidac@bellatlantic.net

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