rpcinfo Fails with "rpcinfo: can't contact rpcbind: : RPC: Authentication error; why = Client credential too weak" (Doc ID 2110306.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

[root@server]# exportfs -a
[root@server ~]# exportfs
/data <world>
[root@server ~]# showmount -e localhost
Export list for localhost:
/data *
[root@client ~]# showmount -e server
clnt_create: RPC: Port mapper failure - Authentication error
[root@client ~]# rpcinfo server
rpcinfo: can't contact rpcbind: : RPC: Authentication error; why = Client credential too weak

Cause

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