grumble grumble.

Do you know a bug ID or something similar i can search on? FWIW, FreeIPA
server is CentOS 6.5, but the client is Ubuntu 14. Hopefully that makes a
fix easier. :/


*Daniel Shown,*
Linux Systems Administrator
Advanced Technology Group
Information Technology Services <>
at Saint Louis University <>.


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but of values."
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On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Alexander Bokovoy <>

> On Mon, 11 Aug 2014, Daniel Shown wrote:
>> I’m trying to get a client to respect an NFS4 ACL for a directory. I’ve
>> got
>> users in FreeIPA that match a subset of users in AD. The NFS server is a
>> FreeBSD box that I’ve got config’ed to use FreeIPA as an LDAP service in
>> nsswitch for providing uids. I use setfacl there with just the uid. The
>> FreeIPA client with the NFS mount (not kerberized) is an Ubuntu 14.04
>> bound
>> to a FreeIPA 3.0 server (running on CentOS 6.5). I’ve got the FreeIPA 3.0
>> server configured with a trust with an AD domain. My krb5.conf has
>> dns_lookup_kdc
>> = true and auth_to_local = RULE:[1:$1@
>> $0](^.*@AD.DOMAIN$)s/@AD.DOMAIN/@ad.domain/ and my sssd.conf has the
>> standard subdomains_provider = ipa and services = ..., pac along with
>> a full_name_format
>> = %1$s to strip the realm name off when displaying the username. From what
>> I understand about NFS ACLs, they should respect the uid reported, which
>> matches, and ignore uidnumbers (which don’t match). From the FreeIPA
>> client
>> I can authenticate as an AD user, but I still don’t have access to the NFS
>> directory with ACLs that should allow me to read. When I do an getfacl on
>> the NFS server I get just the uid, but when I do nfs4_getfacl on the
>> FreeIPA/NFS client I get uid@ipa.realm (and no access to the directory).
>> Am I missing something?
> There is a bug in NFS ID mapping code that prevents this use case from
> working. It should be fixed in recent libnsfidmap releases but I'm not
> sure it is already available in CentOS 6.5.
> --
> / Alexander Bokovoy
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