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Unable to create service-processor user with non-admin role

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.9.1+, 9.8P6+
  • Service Processor (SP)


  • The following error is reported when it is attempted to create a user with service-processor application and it is associated with a non-admin role:
Cluster1::> security login create -user-or-group-name testuser -application service-processor -authentication-method password -role backup
Error: command failed: User creation is not supported for "service-processor" application with non-admin role
  • Modifying a user role with service-processor application to a non-admin role gives the below error:

Cluster1::> security login modify -user-or-group-name testuser -application service-processor -authentication-method password -role backup

Error: command failed: Modification of a "service-processor" user's role to a non-admin role is not supported.

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