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Windows CIFS share that maps the same account access allowed while NFS access denied

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9


  • A user is attempting to access files on a Unix security style volume via NFS but is getting access denied, which is expected. However, when the user accesses the same files through a CIFS share, the same mapped user has access to the files.
  • Collect the output of the folder

cluster1::> cifs share show -vserver svm1 -share-name share1

                                      Vserver: svm1
                                        Share: share1
                     CIFS Server NetBIOS Name: svm1
                                         Path: /
                             Share Properties: oplocks
                           Symlink Properties: symlinks
                      File Mode Creation Mask: -
                 Directory Mode Creation Mask: -
                                Share Comment: -
                                    Share ACL: Everyone / Full Control
                File Attribute Cache Lifetime: -
                                  Volume Name: svm1_root
                                Offline Files: manual
                Vscan File-Operations Profile: standard
            Maximum Tree Connections on Share: 4294967295
                   UNIX Group for File Create: group1


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