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How to terminate CIFS in Data ONTAP 7-Mode for a particular volume or close a specified CIFS session in clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 without affecting other CIFS accessibility

Applies to

  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3
  • Data ONTAP 7 and earlier


In Data ONTAP 7-Mode:

How to terminate CIFS for a particular volume without affecting other volumes' CIFS accessibility.

Unable to take a volume offline if CIFS sessions are active on the CIFS share.

Run the 'vol offline' command, which reports the following:
vol offline: cifs open files prevent operation

In Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3
How to close an open CIFS session using different parameters.



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