On 2017-08-08, Joerg Desch <n...@jdesch.de> wrote:
> It drives me crazy. Really. The company I'm working for is switching from 
> a Dell server running Ubuntu to a Synology HA solution. On my desktop, 
> I'm using Debian 8 and only Debian (Yes I know, I can be lucky ;-)).
> My first try was to mount the new shares using NFS4 and.... taraa... 
> imapd. This fails because the ID mapping does not work. On both sides, 
> the (same) domain is inserted into "/etc/imapd.conf". Without any 
> changes. For now, I'm not really sure what ipmapd is for. A hoax? Fun?


 For NFSv4 ID mapping to work properly, both client and server must be running
 the idmapd ID Mapper daemon and have the same Domain configured in 

Did you look on the innertubes? This seems to be quite a
popular question. No help here, for instance?


If not I'm sorry for wasting your time.

> The second try was the ugly solution using CIFS. The bad insight this 
> morning... Synology disables the "unix extensions". The second... There 
> is no ID mapping too. My hope with CIFS was, that die total user and 
> group stuff is done using "names" and not IDs.
> So, if anybody out there is running a Synology server. Is there a working 
> solution to get uid/gip mapping, unix access flags and symlinks?
> I'm happy for every (positive) answer. ;-)

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