How to increase the maximum number of files for a flexible volume
- ONTAP 9
- Flexible Volume (FlexVol)
- Maximum inode count (maxfiles)
This article describes how to increase the maximum number of files (inodes) for a Flexible volume.
- When a volume is out of inodes, ONTAP will emit one or more of the error messages similar to the following:
Error message: no space left on the device
Error message: file system is out of inodes
wafl.vol.outOfInodes: file system on Volume vol_test1@vserver:vserver_1 is out of inodes because it has reached the maximum number of files
wafl.vol.runningOutOfInodes: The file system on Volume vol1@vserver:20884ed5-68e5-11ea-a757-00a098c4fca2 is using 80 percent or more of the files that can be contained on the volume.
INODE: System/Cluster Notification from filer (OUT OF INODES) ALERT
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