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Enable/disable switching current working directories when changing namespaces.
[Miscellaneous]    SwitchOSdir=n
This setting specifies what happens to the current working directory (for accessing files by relative pathname, etc.) when you switch to a new namespace. The value n may be 1 or 0:
Suppose SwitchOSdir is set to 1, or SwitchOSdir is set to 0 and the dataset is remote. In these cases, the current working directory does not change automatically as a result of changing the namespace, but you can always change the current working directory programmatically.
Range of Values
0 or 1. The default is 0.
Management Portal
On the page System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Compatibility, in the SwitchOSDir row, select Edit. Choose true (selected) or false (cleared).