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EMS reports user.group.limit.reached error

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Applies to

ONTAP 9 and later

Issue

  • Node reports "user.group.limit.reached" error :
[Netapp1: mgwd: user.group.limit.reached:error]: Total number of unix-users exceeds the system limit: 65536.
  • Adding local user fails with the system limit of local unix users reached error
[Netapp1: mgwd: mgmtgwd.jobmgr.jobcomplete.failure:info]: Job "Unix User Load" [id 455713] (Unix User Load for Vserver SVM1) completed unsuccessfully: Failed to add "users from URI" because the system limit of local unix users "65536" has been reached.

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