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KB-2895: Mounting shared folders in OS X 10.7 and higher requires read access through the whole tree.

Mac & PC Management Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:31 AM

Applies to: All versions of Centrify DirectControl on Mac OS X 10.7 and above.
When mounting a network share on OS X 10.7 and above, the operation may fail with a notice that the user does not have permission to see its contents.
The same mount path worked with no problems in OS X 10.6:
  • smb://
  • Folder1 has restricted security permissions to the AD user.
  • Folder2 has read access for the AD user.
Mounting shared folders in OS X 10.7 and above now require a different permission structure than in OS X 10.6 and below:
  • In OS X 10.6, the user only needs read permissions for Folder2
  • In OS X 10.7 and above, the user will need read permissions through the whole tree – Sharepoint, Folder1 and Folder2.
This is a change made Apple, please see the following Apple KB for more information:

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