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Is it possible to allow share name to be input manually at the time of volume creation?

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Applies to

ONTAP System Manager (OSM)


  • Several organizations have their own standard practices for naming their objects.
  • It is the way they organize and understand which applications, projects and data resides where.
  • They use items like location, business unit, or application.
  • If users want the share to be hidden, add a $.
  • System Manager does not allow you to modify the share name during the creation of the volume.


cifs share modify

Note: Name cannot be changed, delete the share name and recreate it with the correct name

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NetApp System Manager Product Management is aware of this request.


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