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File created by CIFS users with an inherited NFSv4 ACL cannot be modified by the same user

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS
  • Files with inherited NFSv4 ACL
  • Unix security style volume


  • When creating a new file in a directory with NFSv4 inherited ACLs, the user creating the file may not have permission to access the file.
  • Files created in windows using SMB showing as modebits 000 in linux:

::> file-directory show -vserver vs912 -path /vol1
                Vserver: vs912
              File Path: /vol1
      File Inode Number: 64
         Security Style: unix
        Effective Style: unix
         DOS Attributes: 10
 DOS Attributes in Text: ----D---
Expanded Dos Attributes: -
           UNIX User Id: 0
          UNIX Group Id: 0
         UNIX Mode Bits: 000
 UNIX Mode Bits in Text: -

  • Linux users not able to access those files


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