[Lustre-discuss] Is there possibility to protect lustre servers from lustre clients?

WANG Lu wanglu at ihep.ac.cn
Thu Apr 19 06:10:52 PDT 2012

Hi Gang, 
   Lustre provides root squash, you can map root account to a different nid:gid so that root on client can not destroy any data belongs to users. 
   See more detailes at: http://wiki.lustre.org/manual/LustreManual18_HTML/LustreSecurity.html#50651270_64726


在2012-04-12 23:55:41,WANG Lu<wanglu at ihep.ac.cn>写道:
> Dear Lustre experts:
>    As far as I know, Lustre can not distinguish between machines. All machines that access the system has complete access to administrative commands. The
> superuser in any machine has complete control over the whole file system, and any misuse, intended or accidental might cause server damage. But I still want to know if there is possibility to protect the lustre servers from lustre clients? If yes, how?
>   Cheers,Gang
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