Skip to main content
NetApp Response to Russia-Ukraine Cyber Threat
In response to the recent rise in cyber threat due to the Russian-Ukraine crisis, NetApp is actively monitoring the global security intelligence and updating our cybersecurity measures. We follow U.S. Federal Government guidance and remain on high alert. Customers are encouraged to monitor the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA) website for new information as it develops and remain on high alert.
NetApp Knowledge Base

What does the alert "Usable Space Less Than 60%" mean?

Last Updated:


Applies to

  • SolidFire Element OS
  • HCI Storage Element OS
  • NetApp SolidFire Active IQ (Active IQ)


  • This alert defines on Active IQ as following policy:

WARNING          Usable Space Less Than 60% 
ERROR                Usable Space Less Than 40% 
CRITICAL            Usable Space Less Than 20% 


  • The alert reports on Active IQ if the usable space of cluster block capacity less than above threshold.

Example Message:

Status: New Alert Notification
Alert ID: 406c5df2-e31e-4e11-81fd-7202e73540f6
Alert Policy: Usable Space Less Than 60%
Severity: Warning
Cluster: xxxxxx
Occurrence Time: 2020-03-03 11:55:31 UTC
Notification Time: 2020-03-03 11:55:31 UTC
Additional Detail: 
•    unusedSpacePercent: 59.9% unused
•    usedSpace: 33,845,681,141,416 bytes
•    maxUsedSpace: 84,497,346,920,448 bytes
Historical Detail: This alert has occurred 1 times in the last 30 days.
Alerts for this Cluster


  • This alert indicates the current usage of block capacity and has no impact on the cluster.
  • Additional Information

Add your text here.


Scan to view the article on your device