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About this task

This task provides a client with access to the filesystem.

The instructions below apply to:

  • Filesystem
  • Filesystem snapshot

Available access rights

The client is assigned with one of the following access rights:

  • Access - either of the following: read-only, read-write, none
  • Root access - either permitted or not permitted

These access rights are only for the export. Access rights to the filesystem itself are set by the InfiniBox admin (See: Overview of user management). 

Prerequisites

  • A host, an IP address or a range of IP addresses
  • a Filesystem export 

Instructions

  1. Click an Export on the Exports tab on the filesystem's screen. The Export Permissions tab opens.
  2. Click Add Rule to add a new permission setting.
  3. A new row is added to the screen. Insert a client - either a wildcard, an IP address or a range of IP addresses. Select an access level and then whether to allow a root access. Click Done.
    Client examples:
    • 172.16.66.172
    • 172.16.66.172-172.16.66.180
    • Wildcard (*)
    The screen closes. To view, add, or remove the permissions settings, repeat step 1. 

Related tasks

This task and all other filesystem tasks are available both on the GUI and InfiniShell.

Related InfiniShell commands

  • fs.export.permission.add - adding a permission to an export
  • fs.export.permission.modify - modifying attributes of a permission
  • fs.export.permission.query - querying for the permissions of an export
  • fs.export.permission.remove - removing a permission from an export
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