ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

vserver cifs superuser create

Adds superuser permissions to a CIFS account

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the advanced privilege level.


The vserver cifs superuser create command elevates the privileges of the specified domain account in this Vserver to superuser. With superuser privileges, Data ONTAP bypasses some of the security checks. This command is not supported for workgroup CIFS servers.


-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver

Vserver name.

-domain <CIFS domain> - Domain

The domain name of accountname.

-accountname <CIFS account> - User

The domain account to which you want to give superuser privileges.


The following example shows how to elevate ExampleUser in EXAMPLE domain to superuser for a Vserver vs1.

vs1::> vserver cifs superuser create -domain EXAMPLE -accountname  ExampleUser -vserver vs1
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