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Preventing CIFS clients from creating uppercase file names

You can set the cifs.save_case option to off to prevent CIFS clients from creating uppercase filenames.

About this task

Older, 16-bit CIFS clients that open and save files change the file name by changing the lowercase or mixed-case characters to all uppercase characters. You can prevent these uppercase file names by forcing Data ONTAP to store CIFS file names using lowercase characters.

Step

  1. Enter the following command:
    options cifs.save_case off