gzip fails with EACCES (Permission denied) on Netapp NFS export mounted on RHEL NFS client

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Attempting a gzip operation on an NFS mount fails with:

    gzip: FILENAME: Permission denied
  • gzip under strace shows:

    open("file.gz", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_EXCL, 0600) = -1 EACCES (Permission denied)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 (NFS client)
  • Netapp filer (NFS server)

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