Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

Unable to write to VMware NFS Datastore in readWrite AccessMode: "Permission denied"

Views:
1,631
Visibility:
Public
Votes:
0
Category:
ontap-9
Specialty:
nas
Last Updated:

Applies to

  • ONTAP9
  • VMware ESXi
  • NFSv3

Issue

ESXi NFS Datastores Access issues

DS              RemoteHost    RemotePath  ESXi        AccessMode
NFS-Datastore   <ip-address>  /nfs        <hostname>  readWrite

[root@host:/vmfs/volumes/NFS-Datastore] touch file
touch: file: Permission denied

[root@host:/vmfs/volumes/NFS-Datastore] pwd
/vmfs/volumes/NFS-Datastore

Sign in to view the entire content of this KB article.

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support

NetApp provides no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or reliability or serviceability of any information or recommendations provided in this publication or with respect to any results that may be obtained by the use of the information or observance of any recommendations provided herein. The information in this document is distributed AS IS and the use of this information or the implementation of any recommendations or techniques herein is a customer's responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment. This document and the information contained herein may be used solely in connection with the NetApp products discussed in this document.