NFS soft mount option in PVE Cluster Storage?

Jul 2, 2019
Hi All,

We have occasional issues across a 20-node cluster that has an NFS share configured as part of the cluster storage (i.e. in /etc/pve/storage.cfg).

Basically every so often the NFS server becomes unresponsive - we use it for backups and not for running VMs - but this causes hosts to also occasionally become unresponsive until whatever issue is impacting the NFS server resolves.

We're assuming that this may well be related to the fact that the NFS share is hard-mounted across PVE nodes - correct? - so my question is whether the NFS mount can be soft mounted as an option in /etc/pve/storage.cfg?

Thanks in advance,

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