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Unable to create a volume as maximum limit is reached

Hi,

 

I am running NetApp 8.3.2. I created about 500 volumes and then I deleted those volumes. But it is not getting reflected in the aggregate and I am not able to create new volumes.

 

naqa253may23::> vol create -volume abc -aggregate aggr1 -size 20MB -state online
[Job 1130] Job is queued: Create abc.
Error: command failed: [Job 1130] Job failed: Maximum number of volumes reached on node “127.0.0.1”.

naqa253may23::> vol show
Vserver Volume Aggregate State Type Size Available Used%
--------- ------------ ------------ ---------- ---- ---------- ---------- -----
naqa253may23-01
vol0 aggr0 online RW 3.16GB 768.4MB 76%
svm249may23
BVT_smb1 aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.99GB 0%
svm249may23
BVT_smb2 aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.98GB 0%
svm249may23
BVT_smb3 aggr1 online RW 10GB 10.00GB 0%
svm249may23
Rakesh_smb1 aggr1 online RW 5GB 5.00GB 0%
svm249may23
Sabareesh_NFS
aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.50GB 5%
svm249may23
Sabareesh_SMB
aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.50GB 5%
svm249may23
Sabareesh_SMB1
aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.49GB 5%
svm249may23
manish_smb aggr1 online RW 20GB 18.81GB 5%
svm249may23
peeyush_nfs1 aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.99GB 0%
svm249may23
peeyush_nfs2 aggr1 online RW 10GB 10.00GB 0%
svm249may23
peeyush_smb1 aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.91GB 0%
svm249may23
peeyush_smb2 aggr1 online RW 10GB 9.41GB 5%
svm249may23
peeyush_smb3 aggr1 online RW 10GB 7.36GB 26%
svm249may23
svm249may23_root
aggr1 online RW 20MB 18.73MB 6%
15 entries were displayed.

naqa253may23::> aggr show
Aggregate Size Available Used% State #Vols Nodes RAID Status
--------- -------- --------- ----- ------- ------ ---------------- ------------
aggr0 3.34GB 167.4MB 95% online 1 naqa253may23-01 raid_dp,
normal
aggr1 172.3GB 161.3GB 6% online 499 naqa253may23-01 raid_dp,
normal
2 entries were displayed.

Why does my aggregate still show that I have 499 volumes and why can't I create more volumes. I have also set unlimited volumes for the Vserver.

 

naqa253may23::> vserver show -vserver svm249may23 -fields max-volumes
vserver     max-volumes
----------- -----------
svm249may23 unlimited

How can I create a new volume? Thanks for your help!

 

 

 

Re: Unable to create a volume as maximum limit is reached

 

Mohit -

 

In ONTAP 8.3 the Volume Recovery Queue was introduced.

It may be the problem.

 

Volumes don't realy get deleted 'till 12hrs after you delete them.

 

See: https://kb.netapp.com/support/s/article/ka31A0000000y2HQAQ/how-to-use-the-volume-recovery-queue-feature-in-clustered-data-ontap-8-3?language=en_US

 

I hope this response has been helpful to you.

 

At your service,

 

Eugene E. Kashpureff, Sr.
Independent NetApp Consultant http://www.linkedin.com/in/eugenekashpureff
Senior NetApp Instructor, FastLane US http://www.fastlaneus.com/
(P.S. I appreciate 'kudos' on any helpful posts.)