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I have a server with NFSv4. I am mounting contents of the home folder of remote user to local host. Able to read and write contents, but when I am checking ownership of files at the mounted volume from the local host, they all belongs to corresponding remote user and group (512). Is there any way to make it look like they belong to the local user and group (1000) on the local host?

/etc/exports on remote host (IP is 192.168.1.110)

/home/user512 192.168.1.142(rw,sync,all_squash,anonuid=512,anongid=512)

/etc/fstab on local host (IP is 192.168.1.142)

192.168.1.110:/home/user512    /home/localuser/projects/project512   nfs    rw,hard,intr,rsize=32768,wsize=32768    0       0
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You have all the pieces there. From the exports man page, all_squash maps all uids, and gids to the anonymous versions. You have then forced those values to be 512. If you changed those to 1000, the nfs server on the remote host would make everything 1000.

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on your nfs client, edit /etc/idmapd.conf and change

[Mapping]

Nobody-User = myappuser
Nobody-Group = myappuser

afther this restart the nfs service

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