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NFS4 issue

We have NetApp 2240-2. We are using NFS4 at Filer end and following is output of various file.


netapp40> exportfs

/vol/VMOS_vol   -sec=sys,rw,root=,nosuid

/vol/vol0/home  -sec=sys,rw,root=,nosuid

/vol/vol_sas/pksunews   -sec=sys,rw=,root=

/vol/vol_sas    -sec=sys,rw,root=,nosuid

/vol/vol0       -sec=sys,ro,rw=,root=,nosuid

/vol/vol_sas/pksundev   -sec=sys,rw=,root=

Sun Server

# ps -ef |grep nfs

  daemon   504     1   0   Dec 20 ?           0:40 /usr/lib/nfs/nfsmapid

  daemon   503     1   0   Dec 20 ?           0:00 /usr/lib/nfs/nfs4cbd

  daemon   505     1   0   Dec 20 ?           0:00 /usr/lib/nfs/statd

    root   752     1   0   Dec 20 ?         708:36 /usr/lib/nfs/nfsd

  daemon   539     1   0   Dec 20 ?           0:00 /usr/lib/nfs/lockd

    root   750     1   0   Dec 20 ?           0:04 /usr/lib/nfs/mountd

    root  9848  5529   0 11:42:02 pts/3       0:00 grep nfs


# mount -F nfs -o vers=4  <filer>:/vol/vol_sas/pksundev /nfsfiler

nfs mount: mount: /nfsfiler: Permission denied

Kindly advice.


Re: NFS4 issue

Hi Farooq,

Please check the security style of volume and qtree, it must me unix, if it is ntfs then you have to do user mapping.

If your qtree and volume security style is ntfs then change it to unix and then try


Bhola Gond

Re: NFS4 issue

It is already unix

netapp40> qtree status

Volume   Tree     Style Oplocks  Status

-------- -------- ----- -------- ---------

vol_sas  pksunews unix  enabled  normal

netapp40> options wafl.default_security_style

wafl.default_security_style  unix

Re: NFS4 issue

Please try to mount this with nfs version 2 and 3.

Pleae let me know the result.

Re: NFS4 issue

it work with nfs version 3

Re: NFS4 issue

Hi Farooq,

This is the bug of netapp, i have the same issue. i will share with you the bug number later.


Bhola Gond

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