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Configuring NFS Server?

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The Question is:

I am trying to MOUNT an NFS drive on an Alpha UNIX workstation. I can mount
 using my system account however I cannot mount using the user account that my
 supplier supplied with the system. This is nessesary as the Alpha Workstation
 may not be booted up un
til long after the VMS machine has been booted up. I have considered using the
 RETRIES and other command which attempts to mount again and again but I would
 have to put a very large number of retries in. I would therefore rather mount
 only when I need to
transfer data from one machine to the other, when I definitely know the machine
 will be booted.
The mount fails due to insufficient privilage at the HOST which I am assuming
 is the user accounts problem. Are there privilages I can give to the user
 account to allow mounting or is the chance on the UNIX side?

The Answer is :

  OpenVMS can use rexec or rsh or such to communicate the availability
  of the NFS volume to the other platform.
  For details on configuring and troubleshooting NFS, please see the
  TCP/IP Services documentation.  Details on configuration steps, the
  logging capabilities, and related tools are also available in the
  NFS chapter.
  Use of TCP/IP Services V5.3 ECO1 or later is recommended, as is use
  of OpenVMS V7.2-2 or V7.3-1 or later.

answer written or last revised on ( 6-NOV-2002 )

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