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Can the ONTAP Qtree security style be set differently than the Volume Security style?

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Applies to

  • Ontap 
  • Qtrees
  • Volumes      


Qtree security style is configured seperately from Volume Security style.

  • Meaning a Volume can have a different security stye than a Qtree within that same volume.

Example: a Volume can be configured as NTFS security style, while the Qtree could be configured a different security style

  • Modify a Volume Security style using the Volume Modify Command set:
    • Example: cluster1::> volume modify -vserver vs0 -volume vol1 -security-style <Unix, NTFS,mixed>
  • Modify a Qtree Security Style using the Volume Qtree Modify command set:
    • Example: cluster1::> volume qtree modify -vserver vs0 -volume vol1 -qtree qtree1 -security-style <Unix, NTFS,mixed>


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