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NFS4: what effects changes to /etc/idmapd.conf?

We have been wrestling with the problem where our NFS4 mount on our RHEL 6.3 clients show file ownership as "nobody", and where we see "nss_getpwnam: name 'blah' does not map into domain ...
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Best way to create a user with no password

What is the good way to create a user with no password? By no password, I mean an account, that would be usable only by the root account using the su/sudo commands (like the "nobody" user used by ...
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is it safe to group a user under “nobody” group

I have created a group called "devs". All our coders are grouped under "devs" so that they can access our websites which are all under public_html folder. I changed the group of public_hml to "devs", ...
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Linux - Run a daemon as 'nobody'

I have a daemon sitting in my root directory that currently is being run as root. However, since this program can read the file system, this is clearly a security problem. How can I run it as nobody ...