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Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Attempted Backup of the Configuration Reports "error: You are not authorized to perform this action." (Doc ID 2870799.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2022

Applies to:

Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS7-2 Mid-Range - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS7-2 High End - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

When attempting to create a backup of the ZFS Storage Appliance(ZFSSA) configuration, the following error is returned:

error: You are not authorized to perform this action. If you wish to proceed, contact an administrator to obtain the proper credentials.

Changes

 Attempted to create a configuration backup as a user other than root.

Cause

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