[CentOS] nfs4, idmapd, users with same name, different uid?

Wed Aug 28 07:37:31 UTC 2013
Barbara Krasovec <barbarak at arnes.si>

On 8/27/13 12:01 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Is idmapd supposed to work where users have different uid numbers on
> the nfsv4 server and client?     It seems to show the right names for
> ownership on the client side, but if I automount a home directory,
> that user doesn't have permission to enter it, and if I change
> permission to allow access and create a new file, it shows on the
> server as owned by the uid number for the user on the client (and
> wrong on the server).
> Everything works like it would on nfs v3  where the uid numbers are
> the same on the client and server, but what's the point of the
> rpcidmapd daemon if it doesn't actually map the ids?
As far as I know, nfs4 doesn't care about UID/GID, but checks names, so 
it should work, no matter that you have different UIDs on server and 
client for same users.