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Unable to mount the qtrees as export-policy does not match Client IP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9 and later
  • NFS
  • CVO


  • Unable to mount Qtrees using NFS and getting access denied error:

root@ubuntu:~# mount -a -o nfsvers=3 /test1
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting

  • Export policy assigned to the Qtree, its parent, or the root volume does not provide access to client
  • Export-policy check access fails with access as "denied"

cdot_vsim6::> export-policy check-access -vserver shruti -volume test_asa -client-ip 10.216.41.xx -authentication-method sys -protocol nfs3 -access-type read-write  -qtree test_asa_qtree
                                         Policy    Policy       Rule
Path                          Policy     Owner     Owner Type  Index Access
----------------------------- ---------- --------- ---------- ------ ----------
/                             test1      shru_svm_root
                                                   volume          1 read
/test_asa                     default    test_asa  volume          5 read
/test_asa/test_asa_qtree      qtree_policy
                                                   qtree           0 denied
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