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Shadowcopy failure with Disc quota exceeded for VM backup

Applies to

  • CIFS
  • QTree
  • Hyper-V
  • EMC Networker 


Virtual Machine backup failed with error "shadow copy operation has failed" with reason "Disc quota exceeded"


Mon Mar 23 16:12:04 GMT [Node-01: mgwd: cifs.shadowcopy.failure:error]: A shadow copy operation has failed: CommitShadowCopySet: fail to clone shares: clone(vs=<SVM>, vol=<Volume>, src=<Source>, dst=<Destination>) failed  (Clone start failed: Clone operation failed to start: Disc quota exceeded.). ( Operation : CommitShadowCopySet , Client Shadow Copy Set ID : <ID Number> , Filer Shadow Copy Set ID : <ID Number>, Client Shadow Copy ID : - , Filer Shadow Copy ID : - , Share Name : -, Object type is: VSERVER with UUID: <ID> )



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