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Error message when you try to mount an NFS export on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based NFS client computer from a Tru64 UNIX-based NFS server: "Network Path Not Found"

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Consider the following scenario. You install Windows Services for UNIX on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer on which "Client for NFS" is running. Additionally, you have a Tru64 UNIX-based NFS server. In this scenario, when you try to mount a network file system (NFS) export on the NFS client computer from the NFS server, you receive the following error message:

Network Path Not Found.

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This problem occurs because of an error in the Domain Name System (DNS) reverse lookup.

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Create pointer (PTR) records for the NFS client computers on the DNS server.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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More information

In this scenario, the NFS client computer can enumerate the NFS export. However, the NFS client computer cannot mount the NFS export. If you capture a network trace when the problem occurs, the trace includes the following information:
"V3 MNT Reply"
Reply State: denied (1)
Reject State: AUTH_ERROR (1)
Some NFS servers require valid PTR records as part of the security mechanism.

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Keywords: kberrmsg, kbtshoot, kbprb, KB926095

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Article Info
Article ID : 926095
Revision : 3
Created on : 10/23/2006
Published on : 10/23/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 380