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What Causes NFS to Log "write failed for server <servername>: error 5 (RPC Timed out)" (Doc ID 1004317.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
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 What causes the following NFS errors

As logged in /var/adm messages:  

   NFS write failed for server <server-name> : error 5 (RPC: Timed out)

or, from the application point of view, an ETIMEDOUT (errno = 145) may be seen, although it's possible the RPC error 5 (RPC_TIMEDOUT) may also be reported.




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