The amount of data stored on the cluster is approaching or has exceeded the snapshot reserve space.

Exceeding the snapshot reserve space does not result in a failure to write snapshots to the cluster. The system can write snapshots to any available disk space, and snapshots can exceed the snapshot reserve space. However, problems occur when the available space in the cluster is less than the snapshot reserve space. If the cluster exceeds the snapshot reserve space, all attempts to write non-snapshot data to the cluster fail.

Administrator action

Review cluster and snapshot usage data, and then perform either of the following tasks:

If the event persists, gather logs, and then contact EMC Isilon Technical Support for additional troubleshooting. For instructions, see Gathering cluster logs.