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showmount : command not found on CentOS/RHEL

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Written by Santosh Prasad

Sometime you get the error “showmount : command not found” if you check the nfs mount directory on your system.

In this article I will show you how you can install showmount command on your CentOS/RHEL system.

Install showmount

Follow the below command to install the showmount command on CentOS/RHEL system.

# yum install showmount
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
Setting up Install Process
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * epel: mirror.compevo.com
 * openvz-kernel-rhel6: mirror.steadfast.net
 * openvz-utils: mirror.steadfast.net
 * rpmforge: mirror.lstn.net
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package nfs-utils.x86_64 1:1.2.3-75.el6_9 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: nfs-utils-lib >= 1.1.0-3 for package: 1:nfs-utils-1.2.3-75.el6_9.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: keyutils >= 1.4-4 for package: 1:nfs-utils-1.2.3-75.el6_9.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libnfsidmap.so.0()(64bit) for package: 1:nfs-utils-1.2.3-75.el6_9.x86_64
--> Running transaction check
---> Package keyutils.x86_64 0:1.4-5.el6 will be installed
---> Package nfs-utils-lib.x86_64 0:1.1.5-13.el6 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

================================================================================================================================================
 Package                             Arch                         Version                                   Repository                     Size
================================================================================================================================================
Installing:
 nfs-utils                           x86_64                       1:1.2.3-75.el6_9                          updates                       336 k
Installing for dependencies:
 keyutils                            x86_64                       1.4-5.el6                                 base                           39 k
 nfs-utils-lib                       x86_64                       1.1.5-13.el6                              base                           71 k

Transaction Summary
================================================================================================================================================
Install       3 Package(s)

Total download size: 446 k
Installed size: 1.2 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/3): keyutils-1.4-5.el6.x86_64.rpm                                                                                     |  39 kB     00:00
(2/3): nfs-utils-1.2.3-75.el6_9.x86_64.rpm                                                                               | 336 kB     00:00
(3/3): nfs-utils-lib-1.1.5-13.el6.x86_64.rpm                                                                             |  71 kB     00:00
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                                                                                            34 MB/s | 446 kB     00:00
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : keyutils-1.4-5.el6.x86_64                                                                                                    1/3
  Installing : nfs-utils-lib-1.1.5-13.el6.x86_64                                                                                            2/3
  Installing : 1:nfs-utils-1.2.3-75.el6_9.x86_64                                                                                            3/3
  Verifying  : keyutils-1.4-5.el6.x86_64                                                                                                    1/3
  Verifying  : nfs-utils-lib-1.1.5-13.el6.x86_64                                                                                            2/3
  Verifying  : 1:nfs-utils-1.2.3-75.el6_9.x86_64                                                                                            3/3

Installed:
  nfs-utils.x86_64 1:1.2.3-75.el6_9

Dependency Installed:
  keyutils.x86_64 0:1.4-5.el6                                        nfs-utils-lib.x86_64 0:1.1.5-13.el6

Complete!

Verify

Run the below command to verify it.

# showmount -e

You will get some output like below.

Export list for localhost.localhost:
/opt/share 192.168.0.5
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