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

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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.
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