NFS exported directory anonymous UIDs (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check reports the user IDs through which anonymous users are granted access to named NFS exported directories by means of the anon=<UID> export option. Use the file list to exclude directories from the check. Specify full path names in the file list.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for NFS exported directory anonymous UIDs

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6370)

Title: Anonymous mapping check for exported file systems

Description:The following exported file systems map anonymous or unknown users to the user listed below. This might grant unknown users privileged access to the exported file system. A security problem exists if the anonymous users are mapped to a privileged user ID. You should carefully review the user name and user ID. Change the mappings that provide privileged access to these file systems.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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