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Failure to open files with long names in ONTAP

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Applies to

  • clustered Data ONTAP 8.3
  • ONTAP 9

Issue

  • Files with long paths/names not opening; displays the following error message:

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.

The file name is too long.

 

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