SUMMARY:Re: Write permission for a NIS auto_home share....

From: Nikul Raval (
Date: Wed Nov 22 2000 - 02:57:45 CST

Thanks to all who responded.
Special Thanks a bunch to Darren Dunham for the explaination below...
I gave the fully qualified name in the dfstab, stopped and started daemon and
that did it.
Thanks again for the quick reply.
Hats off.....

" /C=us" on 11/21/2000 02:18:41 PM

Subject: Re: Write permission for a NIS auto_home share....

> Server in question: Ultra 3000 Running Solaris 2.6 loaded with Dec99 Patch
> cluster....
> NIS Server: Solaris 2.6 and same patch cluster
> I have a server that is not able to write to filesystems coming
> from auto_home NIS map. The serever is listed amongst other systems
> on which root can modify this filesystem. Root is able to write to this
> filesystem and others
> on other listed servers while it fails on this one.
> I manually NFS mount and still root can not write to i
> It's just this one...

Without seeing the share line it's just a guess, but the most common
reason is that the IP address of the client does not resolve to the
exact same name that is listed in the root= access list.

Usually it's because one side is fully qualified and the other side is
just the short name. That works fine for most applications, but not for

Darren Dunham                                 
Unix System Administrator                    Taos - The SysAdmin Company
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