Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Celerra datamover group file doc bug

We're testing NFSv4 which requires a user/group database (either local files or LDAP/NIS) on the datamover.

Username/UID mapping was working properly, but group/GID mapping was not.

The Celerra Naming Services (6.0) doc on page 21 lists the format of the group file as:


But the proper format includes a field for the group password:


The password field is often blank (x).

Hope this helps someone else avoid the hassle we ran into.

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