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Files created from Windows client on a UNIX security volume does not have owner according to the name mapping

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NFS
  • Multiprotocol Access


  • Windows user is properly mapped to a UNIX user

ONTAP::> vserver name-mapping show -vserver cifs_svm -direction win-unix
Vserver:   cifs_svm
Direction: win-unix
Position Hostname         IP Address/Mask
-------- ---------------- ----------------
1       -                 -                   Pattern: DOMAIN\\Administrator
                                          Replacement: root

  • Windows client creates a file on a UNIX security style volume
  • These files does not have owner according to name mapping rule

[root@rhel7]# ll
total 12
-rwxrwxrwx. 1 nfsnobody nfsnobody    0 Oct 28 14:56 win_user_unix_style_after_name_map_new_window.txt
-rwxrwxrwx. 1 nfsnobody nfsnobody    0 Oct 28 14:56 win_user_unix_style_after_name_map.txt
-rwxrwxrwx. 1 nfsnobody nfsnobody    0 Oct 28 14:56 win_user_unix_style.txt


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