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Unable to write to a UNIX file opened by a CIFS client

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode


  1. Cannot write to a UNIX Network File System (NFS) file which is opened by Common Internet File System protocol (CIFS) client
  2. Cannot write to file
  3. Error message: [drive_letter]:[path_to_filename] is in use by [NT username]
  4. Error message: Cannot create the [filename] file
  5. Error message: [filename] is being modified by another user
  6. Error message: Permission denied
  7. Write request fails


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