[Gluster-users] Access as root user when using root_squash

Niels de Vos ndevos at redhat.com
Mon Aug 26 10:07:53 UTC 2019

On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 11:35:53PM -0700, pankaj kumar wrote:
> I am using a gluster volume share over nfs using root_squash.
> I would like most of the servers in the organization use a gluster
> share with their specific user id/group id and not able to read other
> people's data.
> But there have to be some users who can provision the root level
> directory for other users and give proper ownership. Is it possible to
> do?

You can do this by mounting the volume with fuse for provisioning (on
some dedicated server, or on the Gluster servers themselves). Normal
access can then be done over NFS on the servers that the normal users


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