VIPR Controller: Failed to create block volume | The number of volumes is approaching or exceeding the limit(6000)


   Article Number:     533892                                   Article Version: 2     Article Type:    Break Fix 




ViPR Controller





When trying to export a volume to a host, the following error appears:   

      The number of volumes is approaching or exceeding the limit(6000). System performance may be degraded. You may create new volumes in another project.[ERROR]   Error 16000: Message: An error occurred executing operation addVolumes. Caused by: A general error occurred that is not covered by a more specific error code. ( C:ERROR_CLASS_SOFTWARE F:ERROR_FAMILY_FAILED R:1000070 L:2 C:ERROR_CLASS_SOFTWARE F:ERROR_FAMILY_FAILED R:1000070 Attempt to add a device to the specified group failed : 2 : 4515 : "Failed to add device to requested storage group").  This may be due to a connectivity issue with the provider.  See previous errors in controllersvc.log for more information.    






the vLUNs on the backend storage array maximum count has been reached                                                           






clean up the LUNs on the storage array and resubmit the order