VPLEX: The director filesystem mounted at '/cores' is 100% full


   Article Number:     537641                                   Article Version: 2     Article Type:    Break Fix 




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A dial-home e-mail alert is received stating that the director file system mounted at '/cores' is 100% full.   

      SymptomCode: 0x8a4b9001       
        Category: Status       
        Severity: Critical       
        Status: Failed       
        Component: DIRECTOR       
        ComponentID: director-2-1-B
<< component where issue is noted     
      SubComponent: fsmon       
        CallHome: Yes       
        FirstTime: 2019-09-09T18:48:19.046Z       
        LastTime: 2019-09-18T11:45:46.077Z       
        CDATA: The filesystem mounted at '/cores' is 100% full. [Versions:MS{,,}, Director{}, ClusterWitnessServer{}] RCA: A filesystem has exceeded its usage threshold and is getting low on free space. Remedy: Contact EMC Customer Support.
    A number of large files with names like 'perfData.##.gz' are seen filling the /cores/ directory on the impacted director.                                                           






A service is writing log files to the /cores directory on the director which are not being rotated.                                                           






If you receive an alert for this issue contact Dell EMC Customer Support for further assistance an mention this article.