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Old 07-06-2010, 03:48 PM   #1
stonehurstX11
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Setting up group permissions for a mounted share


Hey,

Sorry if this is the wrong section for this type of question. Anyway, I have two servers running Ubuntu 10.04. Server A has an NFS share that is mounted on server B, and the former has this share set up with specific permissions for a group called netusers. This group basically grants its users read/write permissions, and blocking all of files from anyone who's not part of the group.

My question is this: how can I set up the permissions on server B, such that if I was to add a new user on server B, he would have read/write access to the share? I tried adding a counterpart group called netusers with the same permissions on B, but that didn't work. Any ideas?

Thanks!
 
Old 07-06-2010, 03:57 PM   #2
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Make sure that the netusers group on both servers use the same integer number. It is the number (GID) that determines the group. The text description is for your convenience.
 
Old 07-06-2010, 04:31 PM   #3
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That took care of the problem nicely. Thanks!
 
  


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