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What is difference between anon setting 0 and 65534 when creating export-policy rule?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NFS


  • anon parameter specifies a UNIX user ID or user name that the user credentials are mapped to when evaluation of rorule or superuser parameters result in user being mapped to the anonymous user.
  • The default setting of this parameter is 65534, which is normally associated with the user name nobody or nfsnobody in Linux environments.
  • Setting this paramater to 0 means the users mapped to the anonymous user will get root access.
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