HAMMER update 23-jan-08
rsidd at online.fr
Tue Jan 29 18:48:47 PST 2008
YONETANI Tomokazu <qhwt+dfly at les.ath.cx> wrote:
>Hi. It seems that ownership and some file modes are not strictly
Speaking of that, how will ownership be handled in HAMMER?
On NFS, last I checked, the user and group IDs are assigned to the
files on the server machine, but anyone on a client with the correct
user ID has access to the file. This means root on any client can
modify any file on the server. So all clients need to be trusted.
Is there a way around that in HAMMER?
Also, what authentication mechanism would be used across nodes in a
cluster: NIS, LDAP, or something else?
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