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NFS: different uid/gids

Posted on 1997-07-19
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Hello all,

I'm trying to mount a mode 770 dir. I finally got it working with a
anongid option, but still having a problem.  NFS is mapping the numeric
UIDs on the server to username UID's on the client, and they have
different uid/gid's.  How can i fix this??!  Ideally, i want to mount it
read only, and have all the files appear(to the clent) to be owned by
root.  This is the only dir i want to export, so really have no other use
for the map daemon.

Here's the exports from the server:
/web   cs(ro,all_squash,anonuid=65534,anongid=103)

I'm mounting with: mount cyclops:/web /cyclops

Any suggestions?!

TIA,
Ray
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Question by:rdejean
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by:cnbishop
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Why do you want all files to appear as owned by root?  If you want to map UIDs and mount RO, then I may have the solution.
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ahoffmann earned 100 total points
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This is not the server's responsibility but the clients.
mount must be told anyhow to use the requested uid/guid. See the
mount man-pages: Mount options for ext2  uid= gui=
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