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Old 08-12-2010, 07:57 AM   #1
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Restrict NFS access to root

Hi Everybody,

If there is a general NFS share in the LAN and for example this share has three files - a, b, c is there any way to restrict file access to the root user of one particular host(falcon) in the same LAN environment while the normal users from the same host(falcon) should be able to access the NFS share & files a, b, c.

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Old 08-13-2010, 06:12 AM   #2
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Root can access all data.
why you want to deny access to root?

NFS controls who can mount an exported file system based on the host making the mount request,not the user that actually uses the file system. Hosts must be given explicit rights to mount the exported file system. Access control is not possible for users, other than through file and directory permissions.

Hope this help.

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