Re: root permissions on NFS shares

From: Freeride (
Date: 08/11/05

Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 21:15:17 -0700

On Wed, 10 Aug 2005 14:40:28 -0700, Jason Williard wrote:

> I have created a few NFS shares on my network and have got almost all the
> kinks worked out. However, I noted one issue today that is quite annoying.
> If I am working as root on one of the machines accessing a share, I am
> unable to modify files on that share. It is obviously a permissions issue,
> but is there any way to give root, on any system, full permissions on all
> shares? I would like it to act as if the share was a local folder, if
> possible.
> Thank You,
> Jason Williard

In the GUI tool options of the NFS export you have setup check.
"Treat remote root as local root"
Then reload NFS.
/etc/init.d/nfs reload