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I have to set up a ZFS storage appliance (Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2) with NFSv4. The NFS is mounted on a Redhat 6.5 cluster, where the linux users are created (they don`t exist on the appliance). However I can not access the volume since the users do not match. How can I sync the users and control everything from the linux side? I would like to be able to set quotas and shares from the linux machine on the storage.

Is this even possible?

Thank you

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Oracle ZFS Storage solutions are Solaris based (according to their web presentation). So you will eventually figured out how to sync 2 Unixes box ;) – Ouki Feb 7 '14 at 10:06
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Do you have any directory services? LDAP? That's the traditional process for this. – ewwhite Feb 7 '14 at 11:35
    
Thank you for your comments. The appliance offers NIS and LDAP. Since I have none of them set up what would you suggest would be the easier way to do it? – chemeng Feb 7 '14 at 12:28
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NIS or LDAP... or maybe try NFSv3. – ewwhite Feb 7 '14 at 13:01
    
Ok, I will try these. Once I got the user mapping up and running, will I be able to set quotas etc from the linux side right? – chemeng Feb 7 '14 at 14:59

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