[Nottingham] NFSv3 - NFSv4 upgrade gotcha

Sergiusz Pawlowicz sergiusz at pawlowicz.name
Mon Mar 28 16:27:32 UTC 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 16:51, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
> For anyone upgrading from NFSv3 to NFSv4, three gotchas to watch out for NFSv4:
> 1: Name mapping is now used. As part of that, you need to set up
> "/etc/idmapd.conf". The default in there uselessly has
> 'local.domain.edu' set as the default rather than 'localdomain'. You
> need to fix that if you see things like:
> rpc.idmapd[...]: nss_getpwnam: name 'root at localdomain' does not map
> into domain 'local.domain.edu'

let's correct this claim: "uselessly, on your distro". on mine, ubuntu
10.04, it is 'localdomain'

but, thanks, you have motivated me to upgrade :)


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