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Re: Client connect to NFS server as user?



On Sat, 2009-06-20 at 18:27 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-06-20 at 15:38 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >   
> >> Craig White wrote:
> >>     
> >>> On Sat, 2009-06-20 at 09:27 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >>>> How can I connect as user bobg, do I have to be root?
> >>>>
> >>>>     [bobg box9 ~]$ mount.nfs box48:/home/NFS-files  /mnt/home
> >>>>     mount.nfs: permission denied: no match for /mnt/home found in /etc/fstab
> >>>>
> >>>> It looks as though I've missed something here ...
> >>>>     
> >>>>         
> >>> ----
> >>> you would have to have an entry in /etc/fstab that specified this as a
> >>> 'user' mount
> >>>
> >>> something like this...
> >>>
> >>> my.nfs.server:/mnt/home  /home/NFS-files    nfs     user    0 0
> >>>
> >>> but the truth is that using automounts such as /etc/auto.home
> >>> or /auto.misc is even better
> >>>
> >>> Craig
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >>             Ok, thanks, I just need to know what my options are. Should
> >>             have suspected "fstab" and I will look at auto.home and
> >>             auto.misc ...
> >>
> >>             I'm presently struggling with an Apple Mac, completely
> >>             foreign to me! If only I can find a "terminal" with a
> >>             command line.
> >>     
> > ----
> > Terminal.app
> >
> > /Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app
> >
> > Craig
> >
> >
> >   
> 
> Yes thanks, I googled that. I find nothing intuitive about their GUI.
----
maybe not but that hardly is a worthwhile discussion here. If you want,
you can install Fedora on that system but a terminal is clearly not a
GUI.

Craig


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