Updating an empty file that is owned by another user but part of the same group fails with 'Operation not Permitted' on NFS served by AIX

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

Not able to modify a file with 0777 permissions in a mounted NFS share, error message:

bash: myfile: Operation not permitted

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (NFS Client)
  • AIX 6.1.6.19 and 6.1.6.22 (NFS Server)

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