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Running chmod g+s on a directory removes the SGID bit when the user is not part of the group

Applies to

ONTAP 9.3P15 till P18

ONTAP 9.4P8

ONTAP 9.5P8 till P11 

ONTAP 9.6

ONTAP 9.7

Issue

  • When SGID bit is set on a directory and a user whose effective group ID (gid) or one of the supplementary group IDs does not match with the group ID of the directory, then running chmod g+s will remove the SGID bit set on the directory. 
  • The user will be unable to set the SGID bit again back on the directory

 

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