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Unable to write files with error 0x80070052 due to maxdirsize limit reached

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS


  • When attempting to write or copy a file to a single directory, Windows Explorer throws an error:

Error: 0x80070052: The directory or file cannot be created.

  • EMS reports:

Mon Oct 25 08:06:04 -0600 [filer01-01: wafl_exempt09: wafl.dir.size.max:error]: Directory size for fileid xxxxx in volume 
vol1 reached the maxdirsize limit.


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