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Re: NIS and file writing

 On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 02:36:37PM -0400, Daniel Feenberg wrote: 
> On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, John Abreau wrote: 
> >By default, NFS remaps root to the user "nobody" in order to minimize 
> >security issues. The simplest workaround is to not try to write data 
> Isn't it less of a security issue than a way to avoid catastrophic massive 
> accidental deletions? 

Same difference.  Security is more aptly called "Data Assurance", and 
maintaining the integrity and availability of your data are main 
functions of that. 

Derek D. Martin   GPG Key ID: 0xDFBEAD02 
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