SUID and SGID are not being preserved for nfs shares hosted on Windows.

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  • SGID and SUID does not work for nfs-server which is hosted on a windows system.
  • Can not set SUID or SUID on NFS.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux does not honor the SUID and SGID fields.
  • setgid setuid does not work against a nfs share hosted on windows.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Microsoft Windows as the NFS server

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