NFS Anonymous UID/GID of -1 Passes DoD STIG Guidance in SCAP-Security-Guid But is an Invalid Option

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • The use of -1 as an anonymous UID/GID is no longer allowed in NFS due to compliance issues with kernel namespaces. The current scap-security-guide checks still recognize -1 as a valid UID/GID in the setup of an NFS export.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • DoD STIG Guidelines Applied

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