Oracle Linux: "showmount" on NFS client fails with "rpc mount export: RPC: Timed out"
(Doc ID 2623503.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
RPC times out when trying to mount NFS shares.
$ showmount -e <NFS Server IP Address>
rpc mount export: RPC: Timed out
The NFS client can ping and resolve the NFS Server. NFS ports are opened from the firewall.
The /var/log/messages on the client is filled with the following messages:
nfs: server x.x.x.x not responding, still trying
nfs: server x.x.x.x not responding, timed out
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