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XCP getting failed to get security descriptor error when acl type is unknown

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Applies to

XCP SMB

Issue

  • XCP reporting below error while performing XCP copy/sync:
failed to get security descriptor for "\\cifs-server\share-name\dir1"
  • However, XCP copy/sync command is passed but permissions are not matching on source and destination:
C:\>xcp sync -acl "\\cifs-server\sharesrc\dir1" "\\cifs-server1\sharedst\dir1" -v -loglevel DEBUG -root
XCP SMB 1.9.3; (c) 2024 NetApp, Inc.; Licensed to xxxxxxx until Wed Jan  1 05:38:45 2025
24 scanned, 0 copied, 0 compared, 0 skipped, 0 removed, 0 errors, 6s, 0 acls copied
failed to get security descriptor for "\\cifs-server\sharesrc\dir1";
xcp sync -acl \\cifs-server\sharesrc\dir1 \\cifs-server1\sharedst\dir1 -v -loglevel DEBUG -root
38 scanned, 0 copied, 38 compared, 0 skipped, 0 removed, 0 errors, 0 acls copied
Total Time : 8s
STATUS : PASSED
Error 0
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  • XCP host user is a member of backup operators on source and builtin\administrators on target.

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