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VSCAN server accessing ONTAP_ADMIN$ share by its computer account (vscanBadUserPrivAccess)

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS
  • VSCAN

Issue

  • VSCAN server is still trying to access the ONTAP_ADMIN$ share by using its computer\machine account to authenticate (instead of the configured Scanner Pool Privileged user)

<node> ERROR Nblade.vscanBadUserPrivAccess: For Vserver "<vserver>", the attempt to connect to the privileged ONTAP_ADMIN$ share by the client "<ip-address>" is rejected because its logged-in user "<domain\computer-machine account$>" is not configured in any of the Vserver active scanner pools

after

  • Disable "Network security: Allow Local System to use computer identity for NTLM"

Error (vscanBadUserPrivAccess) frequently seen in the EMS log

  • Disable "Microsoft Windows Defender service"

Common EMS messages for Vscan

  • This issue may be seen by the client machine/user as either Access Dened: File Infected (if manditory Scan is on) or as Significant Latency for users as load increases (If Manditory Scan is off)
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