RHEL5 client mounting a NFSv4 export from a 3rd-party NFS server shows all files with ownership nobody:nobody

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Issue

When mounting files from a 3rd-party NFS server on RHEL5 using NFSv4 all files show with ownership as nobody:nobody despite configuring /etc/idmapd.conf as per https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/solutions/33455.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5
  • NFS version 4
  • 3rd-party NFS server

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