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Cannot enable Fpolicy due to "CIFS server does not exist" when CIFS events are monitored

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Fpolicy


  • Attempting to enable Fpolicy fails with the error: 

Error: command failed: Cannot enable FPolicy on Vserver "SVM1". Reason: CIFS server does not exist for Vserver  "SVM1".

  • The SVM in question does not have a CIFS server, and is not intended to facilitate SMB data access


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