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"vserver active-directory create" gets "CIFS server for this Vserver already exists"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9


  • when trying to setup a domain-tunnel SVM by running command vserver active-directory create , get error:
  • Error: command failed: A CIFS server for this Vserver already exists. Having both a CIFS server and an Active Directory account for the same Vserver is not supported. Use the "vserver cifs delete" command to delete the existingCIFS server and try the command again.

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