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Network File System (NFS) attribute caching may cause permission inconsistencies between the filer and NFS client

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Applies to

Data ONTAP 7 and earlier


  • No attribute caching
  • Deletions and changes not updating immediately.
  • Permission problems with files on the filer.

Error message: permission denied

  • NFS attribute caching may cause NFS clients not to have up-to-date permissions information.
  • Owner of file cannot make changes, but another user from the same group can.

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