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LUN created with OS Type Windows_2008 shows windows as OS type when lun show is ran

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Applies to

  • Ontap 9.x
  • ASA
  • Windows OS 2019


  • Creating a new LUN with ostype windows_2008 format is not showing ostype as windows_2008 when lun show command is ran instead it shows windows as ostype.
  • Created new LUN from cluster CLI and System Manager, but still the LUN shows ostype as windows.
  • However, if below command is ran it gets executed without any errors, parameter ostype is given windows_2008 but still Ontap creates the LUN with ostype windows.

Eg: lun create-vserver <vserver_name> -volume <volume_name> -lun <lun_name>-size 5GB -ostype windows_2008

  • No critical errors observed in audit or EMS logs.

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