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File level operations issue due to quota exceeded event

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS
  • Quota


  • File copy to qtree fails with the following error:

ERROR xxx (0x00000008) Copying File \\xxx\xxx\xxx.txt
Not enough storage is available to process this command.
ERROR xxx(0x00000070) Copying File \\xxx\xxx\xxx.txt
There is not enough space on the disk.

  • Users report slowness in scanning files on a CIFS share with quota configured
  • Share space shows reached maximum space, but volume shows sufficient space
  • The following error is seen in the EMS log: 

[xxx: xxx: wafl.quota.qtree.exceeded:notice]: tid 1: tree quota exceeded on volume xxx. Additional warnings will be suppressed for approximately 60 minutes or until a 'quota resize' is performed.
[xxx: xxx: quota.exceeded:debug]: params: {'ltype': 'hard', 'limit_value': 'xxx', 'vfiler': '', 'app': '', 'volident': 'xxx', 'qtree': ', treeid=1', 'limit_item': 'disk', 'user': '', 'volname': 'xxx'}


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