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Command "showmount -e <IP-ADDRESS>" Not Working in NFS Client (Doc ID 2803710.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In a system acting as an NFS client, the following command produces an error:

showmount -e <NFS-SERVER-IP>
clnt_create: RPC: Port mapper failure - Timed out

No internal firewall running at client and server.


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