Stew Schneider stew.schneider at
Sat Feb 2 02:26:13 UTC 2008

Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, 01 Feb 2008 19:42:13 -0500
> Stew Schneider <stew.schneider at> wrote:
>> Well, as usual I jumped without looking. I've got a server providing
>> shared resources to several people via NFS but the UID's and GID's on
>> the various boxes are different, so permissions are all messed up.
>> Short of making all the UID's on each box identical, is there another
>> way to preserve permissions? If that's the best way, what's a CLI
>> solution to dumping a list of UID's and logon names?
> Try a google search on
> nfs uid mapping ubuntu
> For example, from the first hit:
EXCELLENT Googling! I spent quite a bunch of time with man pages and 
Google and didn't find that. Thank you!


J. Stewart Schneider, J.D.
Supply Pastor
Community Presbyterian Church of Bellefonte
The Little Church That Could

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