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Active IQ reports FlexGroup Constituents Have Inodes Issues

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FlexGroup
  • Active IQ Unified Manager


  • Active IQ reports alert:
FlexGroup Constituents Have Inodes Issues
  • ONTAP EMS reports wafl.vol.runningOutOfInodes errors:
Sat Jun 03 07:49:57 +0000 [cluster-01: wafl_exempt02: wafl.vol.runningOutOfInodes:error]: The file system on "Volume fg1__0007@vserver:xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx" is using 80 percent or more of the files in public inode space that can be contained on the volume.
  • After modifying FlexGroup to increase max files (volume modify -vserver <svm> -volume <vol> -files <maxfiles>), allOK EMS notice is sent:
Sat Jun 03 11:22:00 +0000 [cluster-01: FgGroupListTimer: fg.inodes.member.allOK:notice]: All constituents in FlexGroup fg1 (fg-uuid xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx) have sufficient inodes for normal operation.
  • However, Active IQ does not obsolete the alert and continues to send notifications.

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