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Unified Manager database backups fail due to insufficient space

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Applies to

  • OnCommand Unified Manager (UM) 7.x
  • OnCommand Unified Manager (UM) 9.x
  • Active IQ Unified Manager 9.x


  • UM database backup fails
  • Insufficient space for UM backups to occur
  • (Unix) Running df -h shows that the data partition is out of space
  • (Windows) Windows Explorer shows the drive selected for UM data is out of space

Log error

2020-03-26 10:40:00,052 INFO  [oncommand] [taskScheduler-1] [Backup|ScheduleBackup] [c.n.d.i.backup.BackupRestoreManager] Space needed for Backup: 232186918434 and Free space available in backup directory: 170717437952

2020-03-26 10:40:00,052 ERROR [oncommand] [taskScheduler-1] [Backup|ScheduleBackup] [c.n.d.i.backup.BackupRestoreManager] Incremental Backup Failed. Reason Not enough free space in /opt/netapp/data/ocum-backup/ to start backup.

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