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Old 06-08-2009, 11:31 PM   #1
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Advantage of idmapd

Hi All

I want to know the advantage/requiremnet of using the idmapd in linux, i couldnt get much details about this through my google, Pls provide.

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Old 06-09-2009, 01:40 AM   #2
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I even asked the same question. Didn't got any answer though.
Old 07-27-2010, 02:17 PM   #3
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NFS with different UID/GID

The answer is very late, but perhaps it will help: idmapd is used to enable NFS-mounts and proper permissions between systems with different UIDs/GIDs. I got this running only in one direction (ls shows mapped users and groups, but creating files results in wrong UID/GID):
Perhaps you have a solution to this?


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