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DFS namespaces with targets pointing to folders within CIFS shares cannot be seen by Mac OS clients

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.5
  • Mac OS X 10.15


  • When a Mac OS X client attempt to connect to a DFS target which points to a folder in a CIFS share, which is not in the root of the share, the MAC client cannot see any files or folders.
  • When connecting to the root of the CIFS share directly, files and folders are visible.



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