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NetApp SMI-S Provider to ONTAP commands fail with "insufficient privileges" error

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Applies to

  • NetApp SMI-S Provider 5.2.3 and later versions.
  • ONTAP 9


  • API calls from NetApp SMI-S provider against an SVM in ONTAP, are failing.
  • Errors like bellow can be found in cimserver.trc log:

16-Apr-2019 05:13:16.365: CMPIProvider [6060:CMPI_BrokerEnc.cpp:1424]: wbemontapi: Calling na_server_invoke_elem on filer: <cluster_IP>, API: <snapmirror-get-destination-iter><max-records>1000</max-records></snapmirror-get-destination-iter>
16-Apr-2019 05:13:16.458: CMPIProvider [6060:CMPI_BrokerEnc.cpp:1424]: wbemontapi:ONTAP Invoke: na_server_invoke_elem completed
16-Apr-2019 05:13:16.458: CMPIProvider [6060:CMPI_BrokerEnc.cpp:1424]: wbemontapi:ONTAP Invoke: na_server_invoke_elem failed on filer:, API:<results reason="Insufficient privileges: user <ONTAP_SMI-S_username> does not have read access tothis resource" errno="13003" status="failed"/>

For the above error, snapmirror-get-destination-iter API is failing.


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