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Microsoft Excel files locked for editing on Windows

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cifs
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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-mode
  • Windows

Issue

When attempting to open saved Excel files, the following conditions are met:

  • the '...Locked for editing' error is displayed.
  • Files open only in the 'Read Only' mode.
  • The issue is persistent after the CIFS sessions are expired.
  • Op-locks are set to 'off'
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