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Bug 1704 - nfs servers does not validate hosts properly.
nfs servers does not validate hosts properly.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: knfsd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-03-23 15:47 EST by Joseph Kotran
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-05 09:44:25 EDT
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Description Joseph Kotran 1999-03-23 15:47:17 EST
The nfs server does not allow any client except the local
host to mount a nfs share when configured as follows:


/export/hostname1	*.domain.org
/mnt/cdrom		*.domain.org


hosts:	dns nis [NOTFOUND=return] files

It should allow mounts from clients that are in the
.domain.org DNS domain.  It does not allow any mounts.  If I
remove the restriction on DNS domain all clients may mount
the NFS shares.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-03-26 16:36:59 EST
Dave, can you verify this? I doubt it... Make sure you use knfsd.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-05 09:44:59 EDT
I cannot reproduce this problem.

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