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How to safely remove node(s) triggering the unbalancedMixedNodes alert

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Applies to

  • NetApp Element software
  • NetApp H-Series
  • NetApp SF-Series


This article describes how to safely remove node(s) triggering the unbalancedMixedNodes alert
  • Error code in NetApp SolidFire ActiveIQ:
    • unbalancedMixedNodes
  • Details:
    • A single node accounts for more than one-third of the storage cluster's capacity. Contact NetApp Support for assistance.
    • The mix of node capacities in the cluster is unbalanced because node ID <#>, "<NAME>" is greater than 33.3333% of the cluster's capacity.


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