[CentOS] home on nfs

Sun Oct 29 03:15:55 UTC 2017
hw <hw at adminart.net>

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org> writes:

>> 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

Oh, indeed, I didn´t know that I need to do that.

Do I do this on the client or on the server or both?

"Didn't work" is an error.