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AutoYaST aborts with "Unable to write idmapd.conf"

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Environment


Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1

Situation

When using AutoYaST with a NFS server configuration the automatic installation stops in the YaST NFS setup module with the error message:
Unable to write idmapd.conf

Resolution

This is a bug in the YaST NFS server module which is fixed by a maintenance update and is included in SLES10 SP2.

You can work around the problem by disabling NFSv4 in /etc/sysconfig/nfs:

NFS4_SUPPORT="no"

Status

Reported to Engineering

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:3287315
  • Creation Date:20-NOV-07
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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