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Incrond Monitor NFS mounts?.

Ifteqar Ald
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Joined: Dec 26, 2011
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Hi Experts,

I am having issues with incrond IN_CREATE option. I am able to successfully monitor the directory created in a specific folder.

I have added an cifs NFS mount /mnt/DIR which is added to incrontab. Do you know why it is not able to monitor changes under /mnt/DIR?.

Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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I don't think that you can use incrond to trigger on NFS or CIFS network shares. I believe that the events that are fired come from the local filesystem operations and in the case of a shared resource, there's no mechanism to trigger them when someone changes shared files on the server.

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