I try to auto mount NFS shares over my local network. I add to /etc/fstab: /mnt/nas nfs defaults 0 0

I see service on start:


but Elementary don't mount that shares after reboot.I have to do it manually:

sudo mount -t nfs /mnt/nas 

I disabled my firewall. I have the same config in second laptop with Ubuntu 19.10 and it works fine. Regards Przemek


Did you type sudo mount -a and then sudo mount after you changed in /etc/fstab ?

  • Hi @Sysadmin, I add /etc/fstab etry and then I make: sudo mount /mnt/nas/ and sudo mount then reboot. I make the same steps in second laptop with Ubuntu and it works.
    – PrzemekS.
    May 15 '20 at 9:30
  • can You tell me where I have to add -a ??
    – PrzemekS.
    May 15 '20 at 19:42
  • All you have to do is to make changes in /etc/fstab. You do not have to mount it manually sudo mount -a in terminal is adding everything from /etc/fstab automatically. Mount command should show those resources as mounted. Check this link: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/303846/…
    – Sysadmin
    May 16 '20 at 22:03
  • Hi, I mount with sudo mount -a but this still don't work after reboot. Do I have to add sudo mount -a to /etc/fstab?
    – PrzemekS.
    May 17 '20 at 10:03
  • No. The entry in /etc/fstab should look exactly the way you mentioned. /mnt/nas nfs defaults 0 0 Eventually use the hostname instead of IP address. The last option is to do this way like it is described here: linuxtechi.com/automount-nfs-share-in-linux-using-autofs
    – Sysadmin
    May 17 '20 at 13:06

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