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command failed: Unable to set volume attribute "files" for volume in ONTAP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Inode count

Issue

Below error message can be found when trying to change the Inode number to a specific number.

Example:

cluster::> df -i
Filesystem      iused   ifree    %iused    Mounted on     Vserver
/vol/Share01/   2027    21249099 0%        /Share01       svm_01

cluster::> vol show
Vserver   Volume       Aggregate    State      Type Size       Available  Used%
--------- ------------ ------------ ---------- ---- ---------- ---------- -----
svm_01    Share01      aggr1        online     RW   100GB      94.85GB    0%

cluster::> vol modify -volume Share01 -files 42502252

Error: command failed: Unable to set volume attribute "files" for volume "Share01" on Vserver "svm_01".
Reason: The value you entered(42502252) is invalid; maximum inode count cannot exceed 24903679.
Cannot support more than one inode per 4 KB of disk space.

 

 

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