NFS Share Does Not Allow "root" To Write Files "Read-Only Filesystem. Permission denied." While Other Users Can Write Into The Share

(Doc ID 1639351.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

No write access to NFS share for "root" even though the mount is "rw":

Note the root_squash mount option. This option is set by default and must be disabled if not wanted.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms