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Local User Management in FreeNAS

Aug 28, 2008, 22:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gary Sims)

[ Thanks to Himanshu Panchal for this link. ]

"Not all services provided by FreeNAS use local accounts for authentication, most notably NFS. This requires a note of caution. If you have NFS enabled, and are using local user authentication for CIFS, FTP, and AFP be aware that users can still connect to the FreeNAS server using NFS without any username and password. This is an easy way for people to circumvent the local user authentication process."
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