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Cloud Volumes ONTAP or Select instance is running with max CPU utilization on provider's dashboard

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Applies to

  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon CloudWatch
  • ONTAP Select
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • VMware ESXi


  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) instance is running with 100% CPU utilization in AWS, CLI reports lower CPU usage
  • Amazon CloudWatch reports a high CPU warning for the EC2 instance because it sees 100% usage.
  • Microsoft Azure Portal dashboard running with near 100% CPU (average) utilization. 
  • ESXi or vCenter report high CPU for ONTAP Select VM

Example: High CPU is seen in VMware vSphere

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