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How to control access to the snapshot directory for NFS clients

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NFS
  • Snapshots

Description

  • Access to the snapshot directory (.snapshot) is enabled by default for NFS clients
  • The snapshot directory is accessible to all users with read access to the volume
  • The permissions on the snapshot directory cannot be restricted further due to the read-only nature of the snapshot filesystem
  • Administrators may exhibit concern for users' ability to access historical data
  • NFS does not offer some of the access control options available to CIFS clients through CIFS share properties and permissions
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