Copying a read-only file to a NFS share fails with a Read-only filesystem error

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  • Copying a file with read-only permissions, i.e; r-- , to a NetApp NFS share fails with the below error :
# cp  /var/log/audit/audit.log.4 /nfs/test
cp: failed to close ‘/nfs/test/audit.log.4’: Read-only file system


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • NetApp NFS server

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