[CentOS] UIDs different [SOLVED]

Thu Apr 4 21:02:30 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Odd problem. Two 6.4 boxes, and a user's home directory is automounted.
>> /etc/passwd are identical... but once mounted on the other server, if we
>> su - to that user, what we see is an old UID of his, from a while back
>> (years?),  while on the home directory server, it's the current, correct
>> UID.
>> Anyone have ideas?
> Please note that this *may* be occurring with one or two other folks, but
> doesn't affect the dozens and dozens of the rest.

The three of us got together, and it *seems* to be solved: I noticed that
the system had been up for 114 days, long before we started changing UIDs;
nfsidmap -c was the answer, to clear the cache.