Re: TNetSystem access to directory via anonymous user

From: Fons Rademakers <>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 01:59:50 +0100

Hi Sue,

  this should now be fixed in the cvs head. Please try and let me know.

Cheers, Fons.

Sue Kasahara wrote:
> Hi roottalk,
> I am attempting to use TNetSystem to view directory contents from
> a system which has been set up to run the rootd server with anonymous
> usage.
> So far I've been unable to use TNetSystem::OpenDirectory() successfully,
> although I can use TNetFile to open files from the same anonymous rootd
> system.
> I dug a little bit and see that rootd returns the error message:
> "anonymous users may not open directories"
> to TFTP::OpenDirectory when it sends the open dir request to rootd.
> I'm wondering if its possible to remove this restriction.
> So that you know what we're up to, we have long used the rootd server
> to read data files
> at the detector site, but have required an nfs mount to read the
> directory of
> data files to determine which files are available. We would like to remove
> the nfs mount and use rootd to both read the directory contents and read
> the
> data files. The anonymous usage has proved useful, with users only able to
> read (not write) to the data directory.
> Thanks for any advice.
> -Sue Kasahara

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