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Date:      Fri, 2 Feb 2007 10:50:08 -0600
From:      Dan Nelson <>
To:        Jay Chandler <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: File won't move
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In the last episode (Feb 02), Jay Chandler said:
> Have a file mounted on an NFS share.
> I attempt to move it, rename it, copy it, or just about ANYTHING to
> it as root, and get a Permission Denied error.
> How can I figure out what's going on?

Root usually has no permissions over NFS (it gets mapped to the user
"nobody").  Try manipulating the file directly on the NFS server.

	Dan Nelson

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