Subject: Re: NFS - RPC client credentials too weak
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Matt Ragan <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/13/1995 09:34:10
Matthias Scheler wrote:
>    Hi Irving,
>you wrote in <>:
>> or to the Ultrix box to get it to authorize properly?
>Look for an option for the Ultrix "nfsd" (maybe "-d") to allow
>mounts from user ports.

The 'better' way to do this is to use the '-o -P' option to 'mount',
or the '-P' option to mount_nfs to force NetBSD to use a priveleged
port.  Doing it the other way opens up security holes.

Matt Ragan  (  Motorola/IBM Somerset PowerPC Design Center
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