ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

vserver services access-check authentication login-cifs

Authenticate a CIFS user

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


The vserver services access-check authentication login-cifs command authenticates a Windows user through the specified node using the specified Vserver’s configuration. Upon success, it displays the user’s Windows and UNIX credentials.


[-node {<nodename>|local}] - Node

The name of the node on which the command is executed.

-vserver <vserver> - Vserver

The name of a Vserver with a configured CIFS server.

-user <text> - Windows Name

The name of a user that is a member of the Windows or a trusted domain that the CIFS server in the specified Vserver belongs to.

[-clientIp <IP Address>] - Client IP Address

The IP address of the client as specified by the user


This example authenticates the Windows user "administrator" through node "node2" using the configuration of "vs1." Upon success, it displays the Windows and UNIX credentials for user "administrator."

cluster1::vserver services access-check*> authentication login-cifs -vserver vs1 -user administrator -node node2

Enter the password:
Windows User: administrator Domain: EXAMPLE Privs: a7
 Primary Grp: S-1-5-21-1407423728-2963865486-1834115207-513
      Domain: S-1-5-21-1407423728-2963865486-1834115207 Rids: 500, 520, 513, 22226, 26625, 1842, 512, 519, 518, 8323, 1645, 1648, 1644, 1647
      Domain: S-1-1 Rids: 0
      Domain: S-1-5 Rids: 11, 2
     Unix ID: 0, GID: 0
       Flags: 1
   Domain ID: 0
  Other GIDs:
Authentication Succeeded.
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