Re: UID/GID mapping system

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 15:50:56 EST


> Here's a simple, typical problem:
> I want to connect a Linux laptop to a network with existing NFS/NIS
> infrastructure in place and mount and use, say, an NFS home directory.
> Unfortunately, the UID mappings differ between the existing
> infrastructure and my laptop. For example, all the files in my NFS
> directory are all owned by uid=45067 gid=102, but my user and default
> group on the laptop are 1000 and 1000 respectively.
> I don't adminsiter the NFS server; I can't ask the administrator to
> set up a server-side mapping system just for my benefit. But, I *can*
> convince the administrator to add:
> /home/b/u/buhr mymachine(squash_uids=0-45066,45068-65535,squash_gids=0-100)
> to his exports file.

Well... teach nfsd to accept


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