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NetApp XCP report error failed to get security descriptor due to insufficient privileges

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ANF(Azure NetApp Files)
  • NetApp XCP


  • When running XCP sync, we see error messages "Failed to get security descriptor":

ERROR - xcp.acls - 7048 - 7084 - failed to get security descriptor for \\cifs-server\share-name\ ; skipping transferring ACLs and ownership

  • Data copied on target without any issues. However, when trying to copy ACLs getting the above error.
  • XCP sync with option "-onlyacl" also fail with same error.


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