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HSM: worm_lite Files With NFSv4 ACLs Cannot be Deleted by root (Doc ID 2801125.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The customer reports that they have one directory with triggered worm_lite files and ACLs set on them, where they cannot remove any of the files as root.

They confirmed that they were able to copy the files into another directory and then change ACLs and delete those files there.  Unfortunately, the files still can't be removed from their original location/directory.

NOTE: Once a file is worm-triggered, you can't change mode or ACLs on that file.  That is expected behavior.  However, you should be able to remove the worm-lite file as root.


The following shows the attributes set on the directory and one of the files, as well as the failure to remove the file:

 

Changes

 

Cause

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Cause
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