RHEL NFS Server returns NFS3ERR_ACCES instead of NFS3ERR_EXIST

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • If a NFS client tries to create a file with O_EXCL in a read-only directory where a file of the same filename already exists , RHEL6 NFS server returns NFS3ERR_ACCES instead of NFS3ERR_EXIST that NetApp server returns.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 (NFS Server)
  • Solaris (NFS Client)
  • NFSv3

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