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What does the secd.authsys.lookup.failed error in EMS mean?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NFS


This message occurs when the incoming UNIX user ID (UID) that tries to mount or access a mount point cannot be looked up in any of the name-services (NIS, LDAP, file).
Thu Mar 04 00:04:43 +0200 [Cluster-01: secd: secd.authsys.lookup.failed:error]: Unable to retrieve credentials for UNIX user with UID (42) on Vserver (SVM) for client with IP address (10.10.10.xx).


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