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Bug 8839 - NFS server does not respect netgroup or DNS settings
Summary: NFS server does not respect netgroup or DNS settings
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 10332
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nfs-utils
Version: 7.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2000-01-25 15:33 UTC by Joseph Kotran
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2001-11-11 16:42:40 UTC

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Description Joseph Kotran 2000-01-25 15:33:32 UTC
The man page for the file /etc/exports defines a method of restricting NFS
access based upon membership in a netgroup or based upon DNS names.  The
NFS server does not respect these restrictions.  For example if you
restrict a NFS share to your local DNS domain (*, no clients
will be able to mount the file share.  The client will get a permission
denied error.  In order to share file systems you must export them to the
world.  I have never been able to make NIS netgroup restrictions work.
However, DNS domain restrictions worked up to Red Hat 5.2.


Joe Kotran

Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2000-07-14 05:45:13 UTC
Can you make this reliably occur. I'm running rhat 6.2 on >20 nfs servers and I
don't see this problem on ANY of them.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-08-09 02:34:43 UTC
assigned to johnsonm

Comment 3 Changed to 2001-03-29 06:24:35 UTC
Refer my bug 33742 posted today. Maybe my permission denied is caused by the
same sort of thing: the way the exports file is coded.

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Comment 4 Aleksey Nogin 2001-11-11 16:42:35 UTC
This may be a duplicate of 10332

Comment 5 Michael K. Johnson 2002-01-18 18:01:07 UTC
I think you are right, this probably is a duplicate of 10332.
Well, more like 10332 is a duplicate of this, but it all comes
down to the same thing in the end...

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10332 ***

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