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NFS client trying to mount with root on a non-reserved port and gets access denied

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9 
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode 
  • NFS
  • Network Address Translation (NAT) device
  • VPN (Optional)

Issue

  • NFS client unable to mount the volume and get access denied error

[root@linux1 ~]# mount -t nfs 10.11.12.13:/vol /mnt
mount.nfs: mount(2): Permission denied
mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting 10.11.12.13:/vol

  • Below error can be seen in EMS Logs:

7-Mode
[mountd_main:warning]: Client [IP_address] trying to mount from a nonreserved port [port_number] as 0

ONTAP
Thu Apr 02 13:41:17 GMT [node01: kernel: Nblade.NfsMountRootOnly:notice]: mount operation by non-root user failed. Vserver ID is xx; ProgramNumber is 100005; client IP address:port is 10.10.10.1:58459; local IP address is 10.11.12.13; Procedure number is 1

 

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