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How to configure a firewall that resides between a Windows Domain Controller and a NetApp controller

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 7 and earlier 


Unable to add controller to Active Directory with the CIFS setup when a firewall is present.

Example error messages:

[rc:warning]:CIFS - Could not set filer password in domain:
Resource temporarily unavailable

[rc:error]:CIFS - Could not set filer password in domain.
CIFS could not create server machine account.

[cifs.trace.GSS:error]: AUTH: Could not set filer password in domain: (0x20) Broken pipe.


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