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Maximum Number of Volumes Reached On FlexGroup Volume

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • DP_Optimized (DPO) license
  • FlexGroup Volume


The following error is displayed when attempting to add volume constituents to a FlexGroup volume:

Example Error Message:

Flexgroup create error: "The specified FlexGroup layout would exceed the maximum number of volumes (1000) on node "node01".
The multiplier is set to 8 per node, and there are only 408 constituent volumes on the node


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