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Unable to write to a Symlink CIFS volume due to "not enough space" error.

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.2 and later
  • CIFS
  • Symlink


  • Even though the volume has enough space to accommodate the file being copied/written, below error occurs:
    • "There is not enough space on <volume>. You need an additional <number> MB to copy these files"
  • Folder on which file is being copied is a Symlink and pointing to a different target volume.


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