It seems that you have listed IP's allowed to mount the NFS export(s). If
the password reset doesn't work, you could also try to give your new
machine the same IP as the old one had.

NFS maps usernames to internal uuids on the NAS. So, you should also keep
the usernames identical on old/new hosts.


On Feb 21, 2018 10:06 PM, "John Jason Jordan" <> wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:43:24 -0800
> Tomas Kuchta <> dijo:
> >I do not think that you will be able to break into the NAS without
> >either pulling disks out, mounting them on the PC and resetting the
> >password or by factory reset. So that would take some effort or data
> >loss.
> >
> >How did you access your data before without the password? NFS,
> >CIFS,...? I bet that both NFS and CIFS mounts are functional even on
> >Ubuntu.
> My laptop accesses the Synology without a problem. There is this line
> in fstab that mounts it every time I boot the laptop:
> /media/jjj/Synology nfs
>         auto,user 0 0
> So I added the line to fstab on the new desktop and rebooted. When it
> came up I saw Synology in the Thunar file manager, so I clicked on it
> hoping to see the list of files as I do on the laptop. Instead I get a
> popup:
>         'mount.nfs access denied by server while mounting
> The line in fstab is identical on both machines. I think the problem is
> that (apparently) when I set up the Synology I added something telling
> it to accept requests from the laptop and the old desktop. Now I need
> to add a permission for the new desktop. Unfortunately, I can't get in
> to the Synology administration because I have forgotten the username or
> password.
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