Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: Non-root user cannot change ownership of files and directories. (Doc ID 1439387.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2013

Applies to:

Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

File or directory owner unable to modify ownership with chown:

Typical results with NFSv3:

# mount -F nfs -o vers=3 server.sun.com:/var/tmp/nfstest /tmp/test
# su - test

$ chown test1 /tmp/test/abc
chown: abc: Not owner

 

Typical results with NFSv4:

# mount -F nfs -o vers=4 server.sun.com:/var/tmp/nfstest /tmp/test
# su - test

$ ls -l /tmp/test/abc
-rw-r--r-- 1 test nobody 0 Jun 13 2011 abc

$chown test1 abc
chown: abc: Permission denied

Cause

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