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Explicit user quota rules for NFS/CIFS accounts with only numbers not correctly handled

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Applies to

  • ONTAP  9
  • Explicit user quotas
  • Numeric usernames [LDAP, UNIX, Windows]


  • DATA ONTAP  - Explicit user quotas not being applied for numeric usernames

Example :

Explicit user quota rule has disk quota limit higher than the default user quota rule [username = "123456" , unix uid = 1000  ] 

Cluster::> quota policy rule show -vserver svm1 -policy-name default -volume vol1

Vserver: svm1   Policy: default           Volume: vol1

                      Soft         Soft
                      User         Disk     Disk   Files    Files
Type   Target Qtree   Mapping     Limit    Limit   Limit    Limit  Threshold
-----  --------  ------- -------  --------  -------  ------  -------  ---------
user   ""        ""      off        -      200GB       -        -          -
user   123456            off        -      400GB       -        -          -

Error from Client side :

Following quota exceeded:
-bash-4.2$ touch new
touch: cannot touch ‘new’: Disk quota exceeded


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