[PVE-User] No NFS mounts after upgrade

Hart, Brian R. brianhart at ou.edu
Fri Jul 27 21:45:27 CEST 2012

Its very interesting.  Our NFS server has two connections, one on an
isolated private network that is reachable by our proxmox cluster and one
that is a little more public to our organization but is not directly
public to the internet, if that makes sense.  Because of this, the NFS
server has iptables rules filtering a lot of stuff and so NFS was hard set
to specific ports for firewall purposes (as is common in this case).  It
seems that, for whatever reason, after doing the aptitude full-upgrade to
version 2.1-12 that proxmox didn't like the ports that our NFS server was
using.  To get around it we disabled static ports as a test and setup the
server to allow all connections on the subnet that the proxmox cluster is
on.  This isn't really ideal to our setup in the long run, but it makes
our NFS server accessible to proxmox once again.

I would still say this is probably a bug as nothing changed on the NFS
server and there was just an upgrade to proxmox that created this issue.
I couldn't explain WHY proxmox had an issue with the ports being
non-standard, but in the end it seems that was the case.

Just wanted to update the list on the off chance that somebody stumbled
across a similar problem later.


Brian Hart
Systems Administration Specialist
University of Oklahoma

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Maurer <martin at proxmox.com>
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2012 8:11 AM
To: "proxmoxve (pve-user at pve.proxmox.com)" <pve-user at pve.proxmox.com>
Subject: Re: [PVE-User] No NFS mounts after upgrade

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
>> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Hart, Brian R.
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 26. Juli 2012 13:57
>> To: proxmoxve (pve-user at pve.proxmox.com)
>> Subject: Re: [PVE-User] No NFS mounts after upgrade
>> Do you have any suggestions of what I could try in order to get them to
>> reappear in the GUI?
>As I do not see the issue here, not really.
>Post your storage.cfg, also send info about your NFS server.
>pve-user mailing list
>pve-user at pve.proxmox.com

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