The man page for pcnfsd says in black and white: 'By default, pcnfsd
will only allow authentication or print requests for users with uids
in the range 101 to 60002'. And also that you can fiddle this by
putting a line in /etc/pcnfsd.conf of the form:
Thanks to Mark Hershberger for the gentle hint to RTFM.
>From email@example.com Fri Apr 18 18:04 EDT 1997
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 17:03:53 -0500 (CDT)
From: "Mark `Hex' Hershberger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Mark Francillon <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: SUMMARY: strange NFS rejections on per-user basis
> It's certainly the case that if I create a new account on the
> SS20 with a UID <= 100, and then try to mount from one of
> these clients using the account, I get a failure. And that if I
> then change the UID of the account to something > 100, all is
> fine. The closest I can find to an account of this in the
> Answerbook is the statement the (in the 'User Accounts, Printers...'
> section of the System Administrator Answerbook) that 'Customarily,
> the numbers for regular user accounts range from 100 through
> 60000 and the numbers from 0 through 99 are reserved for system
> accounts'. Apart from the apparent off-by-one error, I guess I
> would've used a stronger qualifying term than 'customarily'.
You can set a parameter in (I think) /etc/pcnfs.conf to allow uids less
than 100. If you need the info, I can probably dig it up.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Fri Sep 28 2001 - 23:11:51 CDT