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Configured DNS Dynamic-Update FQDN does not get used for CIFS server

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Dynamic DNS Update (DDNS)


  • When a CIFS server is configured on a Vserver and the DNS Dynamic Update functionality is enabled on a data LIF, the CIFS Domain Name + CIFS server name will be used to add the DNS entry
  • The configured FQDN on the Vserver's DNS Dynamic-Update entity will NOT be used


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