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Access Denied error when Connecting to ONTAP S3 Server bucket

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP S3 Server
  • Object Storage
  • FabricPool
  • Rubrik


  • When attempting to connect to an object storage provided by ONTAP S3 Server, the connection fails with an Access denied message
  • S3 browser will report Access Denied and the error will include the following message:
    • "You are not allowed to get buckets list. Would you like to add an External Bucket?"
  • FabricPool will report the following during the object-store config create:
    • Error: command failed: Cannot verify availability of the object store from node node-1. Reason: Access denied.
  • EMS says
    • Wed Nov 11 11:44:55 -0900 [node-1: kernel: nblade.css.s3.AccessDenied:debug]: Access is denied for user 'afk0000-admin' (Vserver 11), from client IP accessing resource '/'.



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