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Cannot delete SVM due to existing CIFS server

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • CIFS/SMB

Issue

  • SVM cannot be deleted due to existing CIFS server, below error  is thrown -

"Error: command failed: Cannot delete Vserver. Failed to remove CIFS server. Reason: The Vserver is associated with Active Directory configured CIFS server <Server_Name> .
The deletion is partially complete. Delete the CIFS server using "cifs delete" and retry to complete the deletion."

  • Deleting CIFS server requires domain account credentials, but no access to AD is possible anymore

 

 

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