For OSDP Backups, the Creation of the Thin Provisioned Volume Fails During the Provisioning of the OSDP Storage Policy

Article ID: SSNAP0003 The Open Systems Data Protection (OSDP) feature creates a thin provisioned volume on the aggregate volume. If the aggregate volume size is bigger than the maximum volume size supported by the NetApp server hardware, then the creation of the volume fails.

Symptom

The OSDP storage policy provisioning fails, because the creation of the thin provisioned volume on the file server fails.

Cause

The OSDP feature creates a thin provisioned volume on the selected aggregate. The size of the thin provisioned volume is the same as the aggregate volume.

If the aggregate volume is 100 TB or larger, then the creation of the thin provisioned volume fails.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, set the NOSBDestinationVolumeSizeInGB additional setting. This additional setting applies to all OSDP provisioning operations on all storage policy primary snapshot copies.

For more information about the NOSBDestinationVolumeSizeInGB additional setting, see NOSBDestinationVolumeSizeInGB.