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Windows NFS client rename issue

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Applies to

  • NFSv3 protocol
  • Data ONTAP 8
  • ONTAP 9
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Qtree/Volume Security Style: UNIX


From Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012R2 servers that use native NFS client to connect to the NFS exports folders or files cannot be renamed through Console or Explorer.

When the renaming is attempted, the error Invalid device is reported.


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