Permissions Issue With NFS Mounted File System "touch: setting times of `foo': Permission denied"

(Doc ID 1575824.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Linux nfs client may report the following error while writing a file (for example with touch) on the nfs share using a non-root user, but it will create the file.

 

Cause

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