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|Summary:||NFS mountd won't start with MOUNTD_NFS_V3="no"|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Dean Mander <knolderpoor>|
|Component:||nfs-utils||Assignee:||Steve Dickson <steved>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2009-01-09 02:47:20 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Dean Mander 2008-04-22 11:58:32 EDT
Description of problem: Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Actual results: Expected results: Additional info:
Comment 1 Dean Mander 2008-04-22 12:03:19 EDT
versions: nfs-utils - 1:1.1.1-2.fc8.i386 kernel: 184.108.40.206-64.fc8 Reproducible: always Description: When de-commenting in /etc/sysconfig/nfs next line: #MOUNTD_NFS_V3="no" nfs start with a error message: $ service nfs start Starting NFS services: [ OK ] Starting NFS quotas: [ OK ] Starting NFS daemon: [ OK ] Starting NFS mountd: Usage: rpc.mountd [-F|--foreground] [-h|--help] [-v|--version] [-d kind|--debug kind] [-o num|--descriptors num] [-f exports-file|--exports-file=file] [-p|--port port] [-V version|--nfs-version version] [-N version|--no-nfs-version version] [-n|--no-tcp] [-H ha-callout-prog] [-s|--state-directory-path path] [-g|--manage-gids] [-t num|--num-threads=num] [FAILED] Expected result: since we only support NFSv4, mountd needn't be started because it's not used anymore. Even more, it is a security hole when started: http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/en-US/RHEL510/Deployment_Guide/s3-nfs-security-hosts-nfsv4.html
Comment 2 Dean Mander 2008-04-22 12:06:15 EDT
Ah, and when mountd isn't started, the nfs client complains: mount.nfs4: access denied by server while mounting MY_SERVER:/
Comment 3 Steve Dickson 2008-04-23 13:04:57 EDT
While its true rpc.mountd was removed from the mounting process with NFSv4, it was not removed from the exporting process. So it still need to be running for the exports to be available. The manual could probably be worded a bit better.. What you want to do is set the RPCNFSDARGS variable /etc/sysconfig/nfs to: RPCNFSDARGS="-N 2 -N 3" if you only want to advertise V4.
Comment 4 Dean Mander 2008-04-23 14:12:01 EDT
Setting the RPCNFSDARGS works. An update to the "default" /etc/sysconfig/nfs default file, with this explanation, would solve the problem for me. Thanks.
Comment 5 Steve Dickson 2008-04-23 15:10:12 EDT
Well I thought the "See rpc.nfsd(8)" would work since are no real defaults for rpc.nfsd. But documenting how to turn protocols on and off is not a bad idea... Fixed in nfs-utils-1.1.1-3
Comment 6 Dean Mander 2008-05-10 09:05:42 EDT
The addition is fine, clear. However, the file still contains the line #MOUNTD_NFS_V3="no" which will fail if it is uncommented. --> not solved yet.
Comment 7 Matěj Cepl 2008-06-26 18:52:07 EDT
FAIL_QA is not used in Fedora, this should be probably ASSIGNed. Which I am doing right now.
Comment 8 Steve Dickson 2008-06-27 10:35:34 EDT
> However, the file still contains the line > #MOUNTD_NFS_V3="no" > which will fail if it is uncommented. Could you please post what the failure is? Unfortunately I'm unable to reproduce this failure.
Comment 9 Dean Mander 2008-06-27 10:57:29 EDT
same error as in comment #1: daemon doesn't start because doesn't understand the line MOUNTD_NFS_V3="no" (using nfs-utils-1.1.1-3.fc8)
Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 05:32:35 EST
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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 02:47:20 EST
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.