mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock

The Scenario:

I need to mount an NFS share on a Ubuntu server using the mount command

The Problem:

The mount command fails with the error “mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock". 

Also /sbin/mount.nfs is missing

The Solution:

Install NFS. Run the following: apt-get install nfs-common. Then rerun the mount command.

 

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