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Are quotas based on Windows group IDs supported?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 8
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode


See How quotas work with special Windows groups in ONTAP 9 Documentation Center

ONTAP does not support group quotas based on Windows group IDs. If you specify a Windows group ID as the quota target, the quota is considered to be a user quota.

Additional Information

  • This feature can be requested in RFE (Request For Enhancement) titled:  

RFE: want to be able to use Windows AD groups when defining quotas for users/volumes

  • Customers who need this feature can open a Support ticket to have the case added to the request.
  • Customers should specify the following when requesting this feature:
  1. Justification/why this feature is needed?
  2. What is their Business Impact without this feature (if any)?
Note: The technical ticket only serves the purpose of adding the request and case ID to the RFE. 
Customers needing an update on the status of the RFE and/or would like to drive it forward as a matter of urgency, please engage your Account Team or Sales Representative to do so


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