Eyeglass Replication of Isilon Share and Export Permissions

Eyeglass Replication of Isilon Share and Export Permissions Tech Note



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  • Eyeglass replication of Isilon share and export permissions



Overview

Isilon provides following options to manage user permissions for shares

Active Directory

LDAP

NIS

Local Provider

File Provider


and exports

Client IP Address access control

Restrict access to read-only

Enable mount access to subdirectories

User Mapping


Eyeglass configuration replication synchronizes the share and export user permission related configuration information with some pre-requisites and exceptions as described in subsequent sections.


Eyeglass replication of share permissions



Eyeglass Pre-requisite

User Permission Replicated?

Active Directory

Source and target Zone have same Active Directory configured

Yes

LDAP

Source and target Zone have same LDAP server configured

Yes

NIS

Source and target Zone have same NIS configured

Yes

Local Provider

N/A

No

SID for local users is replicated but cannot be mapped to users on the target

FIle Provider

N/A

No

SID for filesystem users is replicated but cannot be mapped to users on the target



Eyeglass replication of export permissions



Eyeglass Pre-requisite

User Permission Replicated?

Client IP Address access control

None

Yes

Restrict access to read-only

None

Yes

Enable mount access to subdirectories

None

Yes

User/Group Mappings

User/Group must exist on the Target

Yes




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