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How to grant access to NULL (Anonymous) user in Clustered Data ONTAP

Applies to

  •   ONTAP 9    
  •   ONTAP 9.1    
  •   ONTAP 9.2 


This article describes the procedure on how to grant access to NULL (Anonymous) user in Clustered Data ONTAP.

Customer is migrating from 7-Mode to Cluster Data ONTAP and has an application that is using the LocalSystem account (NULL / Anonymous user) and needs to access a share on the new cluster.Since ONTAP 9.0P1 we have the ability to configure access for NULL (Anonymous) users using IP Qualifiers and map the NULL user to Windows User or Group.



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