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When migrating data, file names conflict with 8.3 file names and some files get overwritten in ONTAP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9

Issue

When migrating data using a migration tool (Robocopy, GSRichCopy360, BeyondCompare, etc.) to ONTAP 9, some file names will be converted to 8.3 file names resulting in collisions and files being overwritten as multiple files may be converted to the same name.

For example; 75TON~1 (extra).ico and 75TON~~1.ico will both be converted to the same 8.3 file name.

 

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