Solaris Troubleshooting NFS : error ‘cp: cannot create : Permission denied’


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  1. Laxxi says:

    Hi Ram,

    Please guide me how can I provide Read write access to a Fs on client  only to users root and oracle 

    where do i need to mention the users in the below command on master server:
    share -F nfs -o rw=client masterser:/filesystem /mountpoint.


  2. Ramdev says:

    pleae try      —             share -F nfs -o rw=oracle:root /filesystem

  3. venkat says:

    hi ram,

    client side as a ROOT i am not able to write anything
    ls -ld
    drwxrwxr-x 15 oracle dba 1024 Dec 12 06:31 /BACKUP
    Showmount -e ee.xx.yy.zzz
    /BACKUP (everyone)

    when i am writing any thing it showing that root@xyzDB # touch bb
    touch: cannot create bb: Permission denied

    i checked Serverside /etc/dfs/dfstab it is shared with
    share -F nfs -o rw -d “BACKUP” /BACKUP


    so can you please suggest me what exactly the problem

  4. Ramdev says:

    Venkat, “root on nfs-client” is not equals “root on NFS server” … it will be just treated as Nobody account. the /BACKUP has r-x permission for others and the “nobody” ID will be treated as others for this directory, that’s the reason for permission denied.

    If you want to make “root on clients” equivalent to “root on NFS server”, you have to share using following options ‘ share -F nfs -o rw,root=clientname -d “BACKUP” /BACKUP ‘ .

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