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ONTAP job remains in queued state but never runs

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP job manager


  • Executing job manager based command
  • CLI hangs for ~2min
  • Job queued but never runs and instead remains in State: Queued

::> vol create -vserver <vserver_name> -volume <volume_name> -size 100m -aggregate <aggregate_name>
<~2min hang>
[Job 77] Job is queued: Create <volume_name>

::> job show -id 77 -instance
                      Job ID: 77
              Owning Vserver: <vserver_name>
                        Name: Vol Create
                 Description: Create <volume_name>
                    Priority: High
                        Node: <node_name>
                    Affinity: Cluster
                    Schedule: @now
                  Queue Time: 09/13 13:13:13
                  Start Time: -
                    End Time: -
              Drop-dead Time: -
                  Restarted?: false
                       State: Queued
                 Status Code: 1
           Completion String:
                    Job Type: VOL_CREATE
                Job Category: VOPL
          Execution Progress: -
                   User Name: admin
Restart Is Delayed by Module: -

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