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Even after removing client IP from local netgroup file client still shows part of netgroup

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Local netgroups


  • Even after removing the client IP from local netgroup file, client is still able to mount volumes.
  • Netgroup check shows client still part of netgroup.

::*> getxxbyyy netgrpcheck -vserver svm -netgroup netgroup -clientIP -show-source true -node node1
  (vserver services name-service getxxbyyy netgrpcheck)
Success. Client 10.xx.xx.xx is member of netgroup netgroup1
Searched using NETGROUP_BYHOST
Source used for lookup: LDAP

  • nsswitch has files and LDAP as source for netgroup.

::*> ns-switch show -vserver svm
  (vserver services name-service ns-switch show)
Vserver         Database       Order
--------------- ------------   ---------
svm             hosts          files,
svm             group          files
svm             passwd         files
svm             netgroup       files,

svm             namemap        files,
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