NFS clients mounting a volume from Red Hat Storage have a secondary group limitation

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We just noticed when a user is a member of more than 16 groups we are getting permission denied when try to switch to a directory.

-bash-3.2$ adquery user someuser -G|wc -l
user is part of 24 groups
-bash-3.2$ ls -ld example.d
drwxrws---  3 ftpuser    ftp_group21   8192 Oct 16 04:13 example.d
-bash-3.2$ cd example.d
-bash: cd: example.d: Permission denied

The someuser user is part of the ftp_group21 group:

-bash-3.2$ adquery group ftp_group21


  • Red Hat Storage 2.*, 3.*
  • NFS-client

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