Event ID 4014 — NFS LDAP Connection

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Server for NFS enables you to control access by users and groups to Services for Network File System (NFS) resources. A connection to an Light Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server allows Server for NFS to query Windows-UNIX user account mappings and grant file access to a user.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 4014
Source: NfsService
Version: 6.1
Message: Server for NFS could not find any Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) accounts which match attribute <%1>. Without attribute <%1>, Server for NFS does not know the corresponding Windows user account for the Unix user and cannot grant file access to the UNIX user. Verify that the LDAP server is configured with the appropriate attributes.


Configure Services for NFS to retrieve identity mapping data from Active Directory

To configure Services for Network File System (NFS) to retrieve identity mapping data:

  1. Identify the domain that the LDAP service is running on.
  2. Open an elevated Command Prompt window. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  3. Type **nfsadmin mapping config adlookup=yes addomain=**domainname to enable Services for NFS to retrieve identity mapping data.


To verify that Services for Network File System (NFS) is properly configured for retrieving Windows-UNIX identity mappings from the LDAP service:

  1. Open a command prompt** **with elevated privileges and type nfsadmin mapping config.
  2. Verify that the Mapping Server field in the list displays your installed LDAP service.

NFS LDAP Connection

File Services