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Error nblade.execsOverLimit in ontap cluster, accessed by a Kubernetes cluster

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Applies to

  • Kubernetes cluster
  • NetApp Astra Trident
  • NFS v3
  • Ontap 9.8+


Ontap EMS log show traces like the following:

Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 +0100 [node: kernel: nblade.execsOverLimit:error]: The number of in-flight requests from client with source IP XX.YY.ZZ.XX to destination LIF ZZ.YY.XX.YY (Vserver X) is greater than the maximum number of in-flight requests allowed (128). The client might see degraded performance due to request throttling


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