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How to delete CIFS server without deleting the machine account from AD

Applies to

Data ONTAP 8.x 

ONTAP 9.x 


Snapmirror SVM Replication


In case of Snapmirror SVM replication, destination SVM has same CIFS server name as the source SVM. If you have deleted that Snapmirror relationship and have requirement to create new CIFS server in the destination SVM without deleting the original CIFS server account from AD, this procedure can be followed.



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