[CentOS] home on nfs

Fri Oct 27 14:39:34 UTC 2017
Louis Lagendijk <louis at fazant.net>

On Fri, 2017-10-27 at 16:21 +0200, hw wrote:
> Hi,
> I have the home directory of a user on an nfs server and mount it on
> a
> client.  When the user logs in, they end up in the root directory
> rather
> than in their actual home directory and need to cd into it.
> The user can read and write to their home directory, so it kinda
> works
> fine --- but only kinda.  When the user starts emacs, some of the
> settings in ~/.emacs are not applied, but the saved desktop is being
> loaded.
> Both machines are running Centos 7.4.  What could be wrong with the
> nfs
> mount?
Are you using kerberos with NFS4 with security set to krb5?
Your description sounds as if the user cannot really get to the