F14 NFS client gets wrong ownership IDs on NFS mounted partition

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed May 4 14:36:27 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Mark Eackloff <meackloff at cox.net> wrote:
> On 05/03/2011 06:25 PM, Tom H wrote:
>> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Mark Eackloff<meackloff at cox.net>  wrote:
>>> Just upgraded to F14. Small home network environment. As before my
>>> upgrade from F13, my /home directory is an NFS mounted partition exported
>>> from my F13 (not yet upgraded) server.  Nothing changed on the server.
>>>   Where all my imported /home files on the client had the correct ownership
>>> before the upgrade, they now all show a UID and GID of 99 (nobody) on the
>>> client. This is obviously rendering filess nearly useless.
>>> Authentication is through NIS. "ypcat passwd" yields expected listing with
>>> all imported user IDs with the expected UIDs and GIDs (all above 499).
>> Set Domain in "/etc/idmapd.conf" to your NIS domain on both server and client.
> Tried it but no banana.  Same result.  The comments in that file say that the default is the host's DNS name, which is what I was using, against popular advice, for my NISDOMAIN.

Did you restart the rpcidmapd service?

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