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Oracle Linux: How Can NFSv4 ACL Changes Be Undone/Reverted If A Backout Is Needed (Doc ID 2680893.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How can NFSv4 Access Control List (ACL) changes made via an Oracle Linux client be reverted or undone if needed?  

Such a situation may arise where an Oracle Linux system has mounted an NFSv4 share from a NAS Storage Appliance.

Can global changes made via the nfs4_setfacl command from the Linux client be reverted or undone in the event these changes need to be backed out?
An example of a global change that could be made is below:

# nfs4_setfacl -R -a U:Sdf:EVERYONE@:Cd /mnt/


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