After sharing the file from nfs server the ownership and group looks like nobody nobody. so how do i change the same permission as what i have in nfs server? Please suggest. Thanks in advance.

  • What are the ownership/permissions on the NFS server ? – user9517 Apr 5 '11 at 8:20
  • The permission and ownership mentioned in the exports file as (rw,fsid=0,no_subtree_check,async,no_root_squash), The Particular directory contains the permission like drwx------ 8 john john (inside this directory i need to share some other directories) – sathishkumar Apr 5 '11 at 8:47

Which version of NFS are you using?

You need to make sure you have the idmapd configuration setup.

  • The nfs version is 3.2.19 and the idmapd configuration file has been set up like: Nobody-User = nobody Nobody-Group = nobody – sathishkumar Apr 5 '11 at 9:35

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