October, 2010

  • Managing Permission on NFS share

    Unix style permission is bit different from Windows style permission. Files and directories are owned by a user unlike Windows where it can be owned by a group also. Permissions on Unix-like systems are managed in three distinct classes. These classes...
  • Unable to fetch User name mapping information from passwd and group file

    Recently we got a case where customer was having issue fetching the maps from the group and passwd file. Customer was trying to configure maps on a Windows 2003 R2 box. While troubleshooting, we did check the below things: 1. User name mapping...
  • How to configure users maps local users on Windows 2008

    Recently we got a case where customer was looking for mapping local users on Windows 2008. The first hindrance which the customer realized was “Unavailability of User Name Mapping feature on Windows 2008”. One of the ways to maps local...