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REST API call to DELETE not working after Ontap update to 9.12

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Domain account
  • System Manager


  • Domain account with adminin role is able to delete files with System Manager or API
  • The same account generates an error while deleting a folder  Error: "not authorized for that command"
  • AUDIT Log :
    Wed Jan 01 2000 01:00:00 +02:00 [kern_audit:info:3416] 8503e800004ae3c2 :: Cluster1-01: http :: :: Cluster1-01:admin :: DELETE /api/storage/volumes/xxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxx/files/Test1?recurse=true :: Error: not authorized for that command

  • MGWD Log
    Wed Jan 01 2000 01:00:00 +02:00 [kern_mgwd:info:3416] ZSM: parse error=Document is empty  {na_zapi_get_elem_from_raw_xml:1009}
    Wed Jan 01 2000 01:00:00 +02:00 [kern_mgwd:info:3416] 0x823efd700: 8803e90000101a28: ERR: file_list_dir_rest_view: remove_imp:src/tables/rest/ Failed to fast delete a directory with path Test1/ on volume vol1. Reason: not authorized for that command

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