[rear-users] ReaR and NFS4

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Thu Jan 14 10:06:16 CET 2016


On 13 January 2016 Michael Brookhuis wrote (excerpt):
> In a DMZ we can not use the normal backup solution
> and we are stuck to netfs and NFS. Currently we
> use NFSv3 which has totally no security. 
> In NFSv4 we have some more options.

On Jan 13 22:28 Schlomo Schapiro wrote (excerpt):
> If you get it to work please be so kind as to provide us
> with a pull request via GitHub.
> If you need help along the way then the best would be
> to open an issue on GitHub or ask here in the mailing list.

Fortunately Michael Brookhuis <Michael.Brookhuis at suse.com>
is a colleague at work so that I could do all GitHub stuff.

In contrast what I cannot do with reasonable effort is
implementing the required changes/addons for NFSv4 support
as needed in Michael Brookhuis' paricular environment
(or for a paricular customer's environment)
because I am not in such an environment.

I think the overall result is best when each one
only needs to do what each one can do best.

Michael Brookhuis,
when you provide me diffs for the required changes/addons
for NFSv4 support as needed in your paricular case
then I can do all the rest.

To have it properly tracked I created

Let's do all futher communication via

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX GmbH - GF: Felix Imendoerffer, Jane Smithard,
Graham Norton - HRB 21284 (AG Nuernberg)

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