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SnapLock Enterprise locks File until the Year 3058

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.11.1
  • SnapLock Enterprise
  • Write once read many(WORM)

Issue

A WORM file will be locked down indefinitely if you follow this non compliant procedure:
  1. Lock a file into WORM by removing the Write permission
  2. Let the file expire its WORM retention
  3. Add the Write permission to the expired WORM file
  4. Attempt to edit and save the expired WORM file more than once with for example MS Notepad

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