[CentOS] NFS mounts group name shows as nobody

Ryan Palamara Ryan.Palamara at zaisgroup.com
Tue Sep 11 10:53:01 EDT 2012


I am using automount, but have tested mounting it manually and have the same issue. I will try changing the idmapd.conf on the server as well as the client and see if that helps.

Also as an FYI when I do  ls -n, the GID shows up as 99. UID is fine.

Thank you,

Ryan Palamara
ZAIS Group, LLC
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Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
Phone: (732) 450-7444
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-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Barbara Krasovec
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 9:45 AM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] NFS mounts group name shows as nobody

We had the same problems..
Changing the Domain in idmapd.conf on client and server helped to solve the problem..

Server is CentOS6, clients are CentOS 5 or 6..
Are you using automount or fstab?

Barbara

On 09/11/2012 03:37 PM, Ryan Palamara wrote:
> I am trying to find out why my group names are showing as nobody. I have a CentOS 6 system that is acting as a NFS server. I have some older fedora clients where the group name shows up fine, but newer CentOS 6 clients have the group name for NFS mounts show up as "nobody". The username shows up fine but the group name shows up as "nobody".
>
> I have tried changing some setting in the idmapd.conf file, but nothing worked (domain, ldap_base) so it is back to default.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Ryan Palamara
> ZAIS Group, LLC
> 2 Bridge Avenue, Suite 322
> Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
> Phone: (732) 450-7444
> Ryan.palamara at zaisgroup.com<mailto:Ryan.palamara at zaisgroup.com>
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