[CentOS] home on nfs

Sat Oct 28 22:18:14 UTC 2017
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

> On Oct 27, 2017, at 10:21, hw <hw at adminart.net> 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?

Sounds like you haven’t set the selinux Boolean for NFS homedirs. 
setsebool -P use_nfs_home_dirs 1
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>