nfssvc not available or version mismatch (nfsv4 client)

Rick Macklem rmacklem at
Fri Jan 7 19:15:33 UTC 2011

> On 01/07/11 15:47, Rick Macklem wrote:
> > What it needs to know is the domain name that you are using
> > for bind, etc since that is appended to user and group names
> > that go on the wire. For example:
> > - If the machine's name is as shown
> >    by the hostname command...
> >    --> the domain name is
> >    then the user rick will go on the wire as rick at
> That's nice - so finally no UIDs over the wire? Or is it only for
> logins?
Well, no UIDs on the wire inside the NFSv4 RPCs. Unfortunately, if
you are using AUTH_SYS, there are still UIDs in the RPC header. But
if you use krb5 then, yes, no UIDs on the wire.


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