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AIQ Unified Manager event "too many snapshots" with an unexpected number of snapshots

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Applies to

ActiveIQ Unified Manager (UM) 9.9P1


  • UM reports the event:

Event: Too many Snapshot Copies

The maximum number of Snapshot copies configured for this volume has been breached. The volume contains 70 Snapshot copies.

  • The event displays the Source Groups
  • This event occurs while the number of snapshot does not match the configured volume threshold under STORAGE -> Select volume -> Edit Threshold -> Snapshot Copies
  • The number of snapshots does also not match the global volume threshold under EVENT THRESHOLDS -> Volume -> Snapshot Copies


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