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How to disallow bypass traverse checking

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS


  • If allowed, when a user attempts to access a file, ONTAP does not check the traverse permission for the intermediate directories when determining whether to grant or deny access to the file.
  • If disallowed, ONTAP checks the traverse (execute) permission for all directories in the path to the file.
  • ONTAP allows bypass traverse checking by default.
  • This article describes how to disable bypass traverse checking

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