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Home directories do not work after Data ONTAP upgrade to 8.2.2

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8.2.2 on 7-Mode
  • Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/2008/2012
  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8
  • Windows clients that host Citrix or Windows Terminal Services, or similar services
  • Data ONTAP 8.2 7-Mode


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When upgrading Data ONTAP to 8.2.2 on 7-Mode, directories stop working with \\filer\~ (tilde) or \\filer\cifs.homedir.

However, directories work with \\filer\<username>.


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