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Cannot copy long filenames from snapshot back to original location using Windows Previous Versions on ONTAP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode

Issue

  • When restoring folders from the previous version tab in Windows the following error occurs:

Source Path Too Long

The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file system.Try moving to a location which has a shorter path name, or try renaming to shorter name(s) before attempting this operation.

  • Example:

sourcePathLong.jpg

 

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