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Empty Azure Storage Accounts , created by Cloud Manager incurs cost


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Applies to

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP(CVO)
  • Azure CVO HA
  • Azure CVO single node using FabricPool or Cloud Backup to Azure page blob
  • On Cloud Manager Azure private link set to on
  • Azure private link name resolution


  • Empty storage accounts in Azure portal , created by Cloud Manager incurs cost.
  • Create or Delete aggregate operation from Cloud Manager if creates a new Azure storage account ( created every 32TB and single storage account can span multiple account) or delete of Azure storage account fails or create or delete of page blob fails.
  • Azure storage account is used to access Page Blobs for fabricpool or Cloud Backup or Azure CVO HA for root and data disks.

Cloud Manager Timeline on UI:



Cloud Manager server.log
2022-03-30 15:38:43,485 UTC ERROR [Delete Aggregate] [2001K5ru] [2001K5ru] [User] ( [SimplicatorServerActor:285] ******************** Simplicator request to http://localhost:8080/AzureProtocol/...AzureCVOHA-RG failed: Name or service not known

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