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Unable to set ACLs using the Security tab in Windows

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS


  • An error is seen when attempting to set ACLs using the Security tab on a Windows client connecting via CIFS.    


  • Security style is mixed and Effective Style is unix on the file or directory


::>vserver security file-directory> show -vserver vs1 -path /file1 -volume-name vs1rootvol
                Vserver: vs1
              File Path: /fiile1
         Security Style: mixed       <----
        Effective Style: unix        <----
         DOS Attributes: 20
 DOS Attributes in Text: ---A----
Expanded Dos Attributes: -
           Unix User Id: 65534
          Unix Group Id: 65534
         Unix Mode Bits: 777
 Unix Mode Bits in Text: rwxrwxrwx
                   ACLs: - 

  • Affected uiser is not part of the Administrators group

1. Log in to the Domain Controller.
2. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Active Directory Users and Computers
3. Search for the user name and click the Member of tab to check the groups of which this user is a member.


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