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Application fails to write to a file intermittently in ONTAP and STATUS_FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT is seen in the packet trace

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Commvault


  • An application intermittently fails to write to a file - might report an error such as "error attempting to write to the file" or "Permission denied"
  • Issue occurs intermittently, but always around the same time of the day. 
  • File impacted might be the same file every time, or different files during each occurrence
  • STATUS_FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT is seen in the packet trace


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