Re: NFS/netgroup question

From: Mike Galbraith (
Date: Thu Aug 03 2000 - 00:12:21 EST

On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Derek Martin wrote:

> It would appear that knfsd does not work with netgroups that are in
> /etc/netgroup, but only if they are in NIS maps, regardless of what
> /etc/nsswitch.conf says. While we like the netgroup concept, and it makes
> administering NFS exports a whole lot easier, we'd rather not have to use
> NIS to get that functionality.

Oops ;-)

netgroup(5) Linux Reference Manual netgroup(5)

       The Linux libc does not query the /etc/netgroup file
       directly, it only querys the NIS server for the groups. So

Not a kernel issue.

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