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

From: Mark Hunting <>
Date: Tue 29 Jan 2008 - 08:08:34 GMT
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Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 11:34:17AM +0100, Mark Hunting wrote:
>> Thanks for all your answers. I now understand the mount command isn't
>> the problem. I can do the mount from the guest IP, that's no problem.
>> But when I then 'do' something on the NFS mount, like a simple ls or
>> touch, this is done using the host IP.
>> I can change this behaviour by changing the route to my NFS server
>> through the guest IP instead of through the host IP (which is the
>> default). But the routing table is server-wide, so all guests and even
>> the host will use this route. Or is there a way to create a route table
>> entry for one guest only?
> sure, make sure that multiple routing tables are enabled,
> assign one to your guest, and setup proper routing
> (source based) there, and the kernel will honor that
That sounds great. But how do I assign a specific routing table to a
guest? Google does not give me the answer, it seems. Maybe this is
something to add to the VServer FAQ?

Received on Tue Jan 29 08:10:18 2008

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