Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Auto snapshot contents not viewable in Windows Explorer (File Manager) with 2013.x appliance software

(Doc ID 1984956.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2018

Applies to:

Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

Logged into a Windows host as a privileged user (for example with a domain admin account), when one browses to the \.zfs\snapshot directory of an appliance share and attempts to view any of the scheduled snapshots there, the following error is seen:

 

From other types of clients (Linux, Solaris, VMware), changing to a specific snapshot directory shows the expected contents of the snapshot.

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Cause

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