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Why CIFS shares are created with permissions 'Everyone / Full Control'?

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Applies to

ONTAP System Manager (OSM) 9.8 and above


Fully visible CIFS share is automatically created on a volume with file permissions 'Everyone/Full Control'

To create a volume without immediately sharing it and pick an appropriate share name (instead of the volume name), follow these steps:

  1. Click Storage > Shares > Edit > Find Everyone group 
  2. Select Access Permission dropdown
  3. Change to No Access

Additional Information

Can i set the default to allow only domain admins when the cifs share is created?

No, this can only be edited after creation.

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