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Write EAGAIN errors found in EMS and Fpolicy.log

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FPolicy
  • CIFS
  • NFS


  • Slowness observed while accessing shares by mutliple clients.
  • CIFS shares not accessible when Fpolicy is enabled
  • EMS or event log show report errors pertaining to EAGAIN errors similar to the following:

[filer1: fpolicy: fpolicy.eagain.on.write:notice]: Write returned EAGAIN while sending notification to the FPolicy server "" for vserver ID 3.

  • For ONTAP 9.5 and below

Fpolicy.log reports errors pertaining to EAGAIN errors similar to the following:
[kern_fpolicy:error:1552] Write returned EAGAIN[35] [0x0x80c408d00] src/fsm/



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