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'Tridentctl get backend' times out with exit code 1 with Flexgroup PVC

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Applies to

  • Astra Trident
  • Kubernetes


  • When executing tridentctl get backend, (sc or volume)  the CLI errors with the following or similar:
command terminated with exit code 1
  • The following similar error is seen in the trident-controller log:
level=warning msg="Failed to create the volume on this pool." error="backend cannot satisfy create request for volume: xxxx (ONTAP-NAS-FLEXGROUP pool xxxx; error creating FlexGroup: API status: failed, Reason: Size \"'x'TB\" is too small.  Minimum size is \"'y'TB\", Code: 13115)"
  • The PV volume is not created on the storage controller SVM

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