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Dedup savings are not reflected on the CIFS share and NFS exports

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8 (7-mode)
  • CIFS Shares
  • NFS Exports
  • ONTAP 9
  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP


  • The Windows client CIFS drive size / properties does not reflect the space saved by deduplication.
  • Capacity difference between actual file size in windows and used space in storage


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