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Unable to activate quotas on a newly created volume on a vFiler unit

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Data ONTAP 

Issue

When attempting to activate quotas on a newly created vFiler volume, a failure such as the following is reported:

fas3070-ams2*> version
NetApp Release 8.0P2 7-Mode: Tue Jun 29 15:10:09 PDT 2010
fas3070-ams2*>

fas3070-ams2*> vol create nabil aggr0 500M
Creation of volume 'nabil' with size 500m on containing aggregate
'aggr0' has completed.

fas3070-ams2*> vfiler create nabil_vfiler -i 10.64.20.227 /vol/nabil
Wed Jan 12 12:31:57 CET [nabil_vfiler@useradmin.added.deleted:info]: The role 'compliance' has been added.
Wed Jan 12 12:31:57 CET [nabil_vfiler@export.file.backup.notDone:warning]: Could not read from file /etc/exports.
Wed Jan 12 12:31:57 CET [nabil_vfiler@export.file.missing:warning]: Could not open '/etc/exports' for reading.
Wed Jan 12 12:31:57 CET [nabil_vfiler@cmds.vfiler.info:notice]: vFiler unit nabil_vfiler initialized.
The etc configuration directory for vfiler "nabil_vfiler" is /vol/nabil/etc.

Setting up vfiler nabil_vfiler
Configure vfiler IP address 10.64.20.227? [y]:
Interface to assign this address to {e0a, e0b, e0c, e0d}: e0a
Netmask to use: [255.255.0.0]:
The administration host is given root access to the filer's
/etc files for system administration.  To allow /etc root access
to all NFS clients enter RETURN below.
Please enter the name or IP address of the administration host: 10.0.0.0/8
Please enter the IP address for 10.0.0.0/8:0.0.0.0
Do you want to run DNS resolver? [n]:
Do you want to run NIS client? [n]:
e0a: flags=0x2f4c867<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,TCPCKSUM> mtu 1500
 inet 10.64.20.215 netmask 0xffff0000 broadcast 10.64.255.255
 ether 00:a0:98:0c:95:07 (auto-1000t-fd-up) flowcontrol full
Default password for root on vfiler nabil_vfiler is "".
New password:
Retype new password:
Do you want to setup CIFS? [y]: n
fas3070-ams2*>

fas3070-ams2*> vfiler status
vfiler0                          running
vf1                              running
vfiler1                          running
nabil_vfiler                     running
fas3070-ams2*>

fas3070-ams2*> rdfile /vol/nabil/etc/quotas       
#Auto-generated by setup Wed Jan 12 12:31:57 CET 2011

- Let see the failure if we try to activate quotas right now:

fas3070-ams2*> vfiler status
vfiler0                          running
vf1                              running
vfiler1                          running
nabil_vfiler                     running
fas3070-ams2*>

fas3070-ams2*> vfiler run nabil_vfiler quota on /vol/nabil
===== nabil_vfiler
quota: Starting quota initialization.
(Execute 'quota status' or 'quota status nabil' for status.)
fas3070-ams2*> quota: /etc/quotas contains no entries for volume nabil
fas3070-ams2*>

fas3070-ams2*> vfiler run nabil_vfiler quota status       
===== nabil_vfiler
nabil: quotas are off.

 

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