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Unable to remove domain user from local group with error "Reason: entry doesn't exist" on ONTAP 9

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS/SMB

Issue

  • A user is deleted and recreated in AD before removing the same user from a local group in ONTAP
  • Post that, user removal from the local group fails with an "entry doesn't exist" error

Example:

cluster1::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-group show-members -vserver svm1 -group-name BUILTIN\Administrators

           Vserver: svm1
        Group Name: BUILTIN\Administrators
       Member Name: CIFS\Administrator
                    Domain1\Domain Admins
                    Domain1\User

cluster1::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-group remove-members -vserver svm1 -group-name BUILTIN\Administrators -member-names Domain1\User

Error: command failed: Cannot remove "Domain1\User" from group "BUILTIN\Administrators".Reason: entry doesn't exist.

 

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