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How to understand netgroup negative cache

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Netgroup negative cache
  • Netgroup

Description

  • There are two kinds of netgroup cache in ONTAP: positive cache and negative cache
    • Those present in netgroup database and the look-up succeeds entries are stored in the netgroup positive cache
    • Those not present in netgroup database and the look-up fails entries are stored in the netgroup negative cache
  • This article describes an example to help you understand the netgroup negative cache

 

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