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The error "file names are larger than is supported by the file system" seen on Windows clients for ONTAP 9

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 8
  • Data ONTAP 8 operating in 7-Mode
  • Microsoft Windows

Issue

The error, "The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the filer system" is displayed when accessing filer over CIFS/SMB on a Microsoft Windows client.    

 

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