[Lustre-devel] Moving forward on Quotas

Peter Braam Peter.Braam at Sun.COM
Fri Jun 6 05:21:46 PDT 2008

On 6/6/08 1:33 AM, "Johann Lombardi" <johann at sun.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 06:45:36AM -0700, Peter Braam wrote:
>> Well, this protocol hasn't been published yet; why not include the server
>> side uid / gid then?
> I understood from Fanyong that according to the remote client design
> requirements, we should not allow the remote client to access the server-side
> uid/gid mapping.

You have two choices: break that rule OR let the MDS server do the ownership
changes.  It's not complicated, just make a choice.

>> But more seriously, how is this encoded in such a way that the OST can trust
>> the information - it must be in the capability too?
> hmm, I don't see any capability associated with this.

We had better find it, otherwise there is a security hole.

> Johann
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