Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252299
sec=sys no longer the default mount option
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:09:47 EDT
Description of problem:
Standard NFS mounts no longer authenticate with sec=sys by defuault
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux dragonlady 22.214.171.124-41.fc7 #1 SMP Fri Jul 27 18:10:34 EDT 2007 i686 i686
Steps to Reproduce:
1. NFS mount entry such as:
yowiee.bartlett.house:/home /home nfs defaults 0 0
yowiee.bartlett.house:/space /space nfs defaults 0 0
3. attempt to read a 'private' directory
4. touch a file in a publicly writeable folder:
Reads fail, writes result in:
[abartlet@dragonlady ~]$ ls -la /space/public/foo
-rw-r--r-- 1 4294967294 bartlett 0 2007-08-12 12:40 /space/public/foo
Expected results: (abartlet is uid 500)
-rw-r--r-- 1 abartlet bartlett 0 2007-08-12 12:40 /space/public/foo
This broke my network (NFS home dirs) on upgrade to current F7 updates. While I
think that sec=sys should be deprecated (when folks in the real world can easily
deploy krb5, or more to CIFS :-), changing the default mount options mid-release
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