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Unix to Windows User mapping not working as expected

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Name mapping (unix-win, win-unix)


  • Unix to Windows User mapping not working as expected
    • requirement: map a unix user unix-user to multiple windows domain users <domain\Swindows-user>, <domain\Qwindows-user>, <domain\Dwindows-user>
    • possible to map the unix-user to any one of the windows users
      • pattern: unix-user and replacement: <domain\\Swindows-user>
    • however while trying to use wildcards /expressions in the replacement section (to specify multiple windows users we want to map) user mapping not working
      • unix-user : <domain>\\*windows-user
      • unix-user : <domain>\\(.)windows-user
      • unix-user : <domain>\\(.+)windows-user

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