[openstack-dev] [cinder] NFS mount as cinder user instead of root

Eric Harney eharney at redhat.com
Fri Oct 2 13:28:16 UTC 2015

On 10/02/2015 05:48 AM, Francesc Pinyol Margalef wrote:
> Hi,
> In a previous message in general openstack list I reported a problem
> when trying to mount an NFS volume from a Fujitsu Eternus DX
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack/2015-July/013578.html
> The issue is that this file server does not allow mounts as root, and
> this behaviour cannot be changed.
> Would it be possible to configure (or modify) Cinder in order to mount
> NFS points as cinder user instead of root?
> Francesc

With the NFS driver, setting the option "nas_secure_file_operations =
True" should cause files to be created as the cinder user rather than as

Can you try setting this and let me know if that helps?


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