Mount.nfs: Access Denied By Server While Mounting and mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified errors

(Doc ID 2360970.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release OL5U5 to OL6U9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A Linux NFS client failed to mount shares from an NFS server, with the following errors being observed:
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting nfsserver.host:/share/backup
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting nfsserver.host:/dump01
mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking.
mount.nfs: Either use '-o nolock' to keep locks local, or start statd.
mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified


Cause

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