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E-series Thin volume repository becomes full even though Expansion policy set as Automatic

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Applies to


  • SANtricity OS 11.53.0
  • Thin Volumes



E-series Thin volume repository is full even though Expansion policy set as Automatic
Recovery Guru reports
Failure Entry 1: TPV_REPOSITORY_FULL-Recovery Failure Type Code: 430
Storage array: Array_name
Disk pool: Pool_name
Thin Volume: Vol_name
Status: Full
Reporting policy: Thin
Used repository capacity: 700.000 GB (100%)
Remaining repository capacity: 0.000 MB (0%)

Storage Array Profile on volume shows 

   Volume name:                      Vol_name
  Volume status:                 Full                                             
      Thin provisioned:              Yes                                              
      Reporting policy:              Thin                                             
      Virtual capacity:              5,000.000 GB                                     
      Maximum virtual capacity:      256.000 TB                                       
      Extended unique identifier:    Not Applicable                                   
      Subsystem ID (SSID):           16391                                            
      Associated disk pool:          Pool_name
      RAID level:                    Pool                                             
      Repository for thin provisioning                                
         Name:                                     repos_0018         
         Capacity:                                 700.000 GB         
         Capacity consumed:                        700.000 GB (100%)  
         Volume capacity allocated to repository:  14%                
       Expansion policy:                         Automatic          
            Maximum capacity:                      5,000.000 GB       
         Utilization alert threshold:              85%     


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