Unsupported Windows features

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Before you use CIFS in your network, you need to be aware of certain Windows features that ONTAP does not support.

ONTAP does not support the following Windows features:

  • Encrypted File System (EFS)

  • Logging of NT File System (NTFS) events in the change journal

  • Microsoft File Replication Service (FRS)

  • Microsoft Windows Indexing Service

  • Remote storage through Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM)

  • Quota management from Windows clients

  • Windows quota semantics

  • The LMHOSTS file

  • NTFS native compression