Failed to start nfs-server.service: Transaction order is cyclic. See system logs for details.

Cause:

NFS service failed to start due to the following error

[root@dpprod oracle]# systemctl start nfs-server
Failed to start nfs-server.service: Transaction order is cyclic. See system logs for details.
See system logs and 'systemctl status nfs-server.service' for details.
[root@dpprod oracle]# systemctl status nfs-server
● nfs-server.service - NFS server and services
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/nfs-server.service; disabled; vendor preset: disabled)
  Drop-In: /run/systemd/generator/nfs-server.service.d
           └─order-with-mounts.conf
   Active: inactive (dead)

Dec 05 14:42:51 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on nfs-server.service/start
Dec 05 14:44:33 dpprod systemd[1]: Found ordering cycle on nfs-server.service/start
Dec 05 14:44:33 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on oranfs.mount/start
Dec 05 14:44:33 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on nfs-server.service/start
Dec 05 14:55:12 dpprod systemd[1]: Found ordering cycle on nfs-server.service/start
Dec 05 14:55:12 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on oranfs.mount/start
Dec 05 14:55:12 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on nfs-server.service/start
Dec 05 14:55:33 dpprod systemd[1]: Found ordering cycle on nfs-server.service/start
Dec 05 14:55:33 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on oranfs.mount/start
Dec 05 14:55:33 dpprod systemd[1]: Found dependency on nfs-server.service/start
[root@dpprod oracle]# systemctl start nfs-server
Failed to start nfs-server.service: Transaction order is cyclic. See system logs for details.
See system logs and 'systemctl status nfs-server.service' for details.

Solution:

Reload the daemon and start nfs

systemctl daemon-reload
systemctl start nfs-server

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