AIX permissions issues

I have a directory: /work/application

/work has 777 permission
/work/application has 777 permission.

However the application team and root can NOT touch files in /work/applications, but can in /work.

Any ideas??
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What is the error message?

Is the "s" in applications a typo?

Are both directories in the same filesystem, or is "/work/application(s)" a separate mountpoint?

Is it a local filesystem?

What do you see with

"aclget /work"


"aclget /work/application(s)"

under "extended permissions"?


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And do you see any messages in "errpt" related to this FS / these FSs?
Most probably "/work/application" is a NFS filesystem.  If it is from NAS, then the permissions should be set at NAS level.  If it is exported from another Server, then 'rw' access has to be granted to the NFS share.
TomuniqueSr. AIX AdminCommented:
Please post the results of the "mount" command
This will show if any odd options were used when it was mounted (if it's an FS). also if it's NFS.

Are there any 3rd party security packages installed on this system?
AIX25Author Commented:
The errpt reported a bad san cable. We replaced the cable and had to reboot the server and run fsck on the filesystem.
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