mount to NFS server failed

Damian Menscher menscher at uiuc.edu
Mon Jul 18 05:04:37 UTC 2005


On Sun, 17 Jul 2005, Jeff Vian wrote:

>> i followed the instructions from a book, and it said the /etc/hosts.deny
>> should have:
>>
>> portmap: ALL
>
> well DUH,  you are trying to set up portmap for use in hosts.allow, and
> here it was denied.  Deny always takes precedence over allow so of
> course it was failing.

Please read man 5 hosts_access before posting incorrect information to 
an archived list.  It doesn't help the person seeking help here, and 
will confuse future googlers.

Damian Menscher
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