[CentOS] nfs4 idmapd.conf user mapping

Thu Oct 11 00:01:54 UTC 2012
Greg Bailey <gbailey at lxpro.com>

On 10/10/2012 02:58 PM, Paul B Schroeder wrote:
> On my CentOS 6.3 machine, in /etc/idmapd.conf I've updated the
> "[Mapping]" section of the config file:
> Nobody-User = paulbsch
> Nobody-Group = paulbsch
> But the mapping is not working.  Files still show up as being owned by
> "nobody".
> On my Fedora 14 machine, with the exact same changes to
> /etc/idmapd.conf, the mapping works perfectly and the files show up as
> being owned by "paulbsch".
> On the CentOS 6.3 machine:
> nfs-utils-1.2.3-26.el6.x86_64
> nfs-utils-lib-1.1.5-4.el6.x86_64
> On the F14 machine:
> nfs-utils-1.2.3-6.fc14.x86_64
> nfs-utils-lib-1.1.5-3.fc14.x86_64
> Would anybody have any idea why this is does not work on CentOS as it
> does in F14?

I'm keeping my eye on:

[Bug 823848] NFSv4 idmapper maps files to user nobody


Some of the comments suggest a patch is needed in nfs-utils.