Re: [vserver] Mounting NFS(v4) with vserver guest's own IP address

From: Mark Hunting <>
Date: Tue 22 Jan 2008 - 11:06:34 GMT
Message-ID: <>

>> Hello list,
>> I am using several vserver guests on a single machine. These vserver
>> guests must be able to access different NFSv4 exports on my NFS server.
>> Normally I write in /etc/exports on my NFS server which clients (IP
>> addresses) have access to which NFS exports. But now the problem: the
>> vserver guests all use the host's primary IP address, not their 'own'
>> secondary one. All mounts are coming from the same IP address, so I
>> can't filter on IP address in my exports file.
>> Is there a way to create the NFS mounts using a vserver guest's IP
>> address? I found the clientaddr option on the mount man page, but that
>> doesn't do what I'm looking for unfortunately.
>> I am using Debian Etch, kernel 2.6.18-5-amd64.
>> Many thanks,
>> Mark
> fstab.remote may help you here..
> Cheers
> Martin
Thanks for your answer Martin. In fact I already use fstab.remote, but
how do I use it to create the NFS mount from the Vserver guest's IP
address? It now just uses the Vserver host's primary IP address.
Received on Tue Jan 22 11:08:21 2008

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