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Bug 1475496 - systemd: add a blurb about masking rpc-gssd to the man page
systemd: add a blurb about masking rpc-gssd to the man page
Status: NEW
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
7.4
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Yongcheng Yang
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Reported: 2017-07-26 15:13 EDT by ChunYu Wang
Modified: 2017-07-26 23:43 EDT (History)
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Description ChunYu Wang 2017-07-26 15:13:08 EDT
-- Description of problem:

Upstream has just included a patch to improve manual page nfs.systemd(7), maybe we would better improve our man page to sync up:

commit e8eb9e14411d9ef95e5eb26065dee7166052448e
Author: Scott Mayhew <smayhew@redhat.com>
Date:   Wed Jul 26 14:03:12 2017 -0400

    systemd: add a blurb about masking rpc-gssd to the man page
    
    This is helpful for users that have a krb5.keytab but do not want to use
    secure NFS.  Also fixed a typo that appears earlier on the page.
    
    Reviewed-by: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.com>
    Signed-off-by: Scott Mayhew <smayhew@redhat.com>
    Signed-off-by: Steve Dickson <steved@redhat.com>

-- file diff

[chunwang@bootp-73-5-215 ~]$ diff ./nfs.systemd.original ./nfs.systemd.git.e8eb9e1441 
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<        Several	other  units  which  might  be considered to be optional, such as rpc-gssd.service are careful to only start if the required configuration file exists.	 rpc-gsdd.service will not start if the

       ^^^^^^ rpc-gsdd is a typo error

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>        Several	other  units  which  might  be considered to be optional, such as rpc-gssd.service are careful to only start if the required configuration file exists.	 rpc-gssd.service will not start if the
61,62c59,60
<        Two particular services which this can apply to are rpcbind and idmapd.	rpcbind is not part of the nfs-utils package, but it used by several NFS services.  However it is not needed when only NFSv4 is
<        in use.	If a site will never use NFSv3 (or NFSv2) and does not want rpcbind to be running, the correct approach is to run
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>        Three  particular services which this can apply to are rpcbind, idmapd, and rpc-gssd.  rpcbind is not part of the nfs-utils package, but it used by several NFS services.  However it is not needed when
>        only NFSv4 is in use.  If a site will never use NFSv3 (or NFSv2) and does not want rpcbind to be running, the correct approach is to run
69a68,69
>        rpc-gssd is assumed to be needed if the krb5.keytab file is present.  If a site needs this file present but does not want rpc-gssd running, it can be masked with
> 	      systemctl mask rpc-gssd
78,79d77
< 
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-- Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[chunwang@bootp-73-5-215 /]$ rpm -q nfs-utils
nfs-utils-1.3.0-0.48.el7.x86_64

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