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SolidFire block drive being ejected from the cluster repetitively (including replacement drives)

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Applies to

All Element Software storage nodes


  • A drive is failed and replacement drive keeps being ejected after adding it back to the cluster and becomes available again.
  • Cluster shows an extended time (100s of hours or more) for block sync but it ends in a reasonable time. (Example screenshot can be seen in Additional Information)
  • blockServiceUnhealthy alert is being generated at Alerts section.
  • Unhealthy block service added event shown in the Events section as soon when the drive is being added to the cluster.


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