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Kubernetes create PVC  with error "no available backends for storage class media sas"

Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Trident for Kubernetes
  • PersistentVolumeClaim (PVC)


Create PVC status stuck in pending with error below:

LINUX@master:~/trident/trident-installer$ kubectl get pvc
NAME           STATUS    VOLUME                                     CAPACITY   ACCESS MODES   STORAGECLASS   AGE
sas-vol        Pending                                                                         ontap-sas      7s


  Type     Reason                Age                From                                        Message
  ----     ------                ----               -----                                        -------
  Normal   Provisioning          17s (x3 over 25s)  csi.trident.netapp.io_trident-csi-<UUID>  External provisioner is provisioning volume for claim "default/sas-vol"
  Normal   ProvisioningFailed    17s (x3 over 25s)     no available backends for storage class <SC_NAME>
  Warning  ProvisioningFailed    17s (x3 over 25s)  csi.trident.netapp.io_trident-csi-<UUID>  failed to provision volume with StorageClass "ontap-sas": rpc error: code = Unknown desc = no available backends for storage class <SC_NAME>
  Normal   ExternalProvisioning  2s (x3 over 25s)   persistentvolume-controller      waiting for a volume to be created, either by external provisioner "" or manually created by system administrator


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