How to stop filesystem utilization critical alert for exadata cellnode (Doc ID 1913286.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The critical error from cell node filesystem utilization is often received:
        name:                   35_1
         alertMessage:           "File system "/opt/oracle" is 80% full, which is above the 80% threshold. Accelerated space reclamation has started.  This alert will be cleared when file system "/opt/oracle" becomes less than 75% full. Top three directories ordered by total space usage are as follows: /opt/oracle        : 1.45G /opt/oracle/cell11.        : 1.45G /opt/oracle/lost+found        : 20K"
         alertSequenceID:        35
         alertShortName:         Software
         alertType:              Stateful
         beginTime:              2014-07-12T10:00:31+08:00
         endTime:                2014-07-12T10:01:30+08:00
         metricObjectName:       /opt/oracle
         notificationState:      1
         sequenceBeginTime:      2014-07-12T10:00:31+08:00
         severity:               critical
         alertAction:            "MS includes a file deletion policy that is triggered when file system utilization is high. Deletion of files is triggered when file utilization reaches 80%. For the /opt/oracle file system, files in metric history directory will be deleted using a policy based on the file modification time stamp. Files older than the number of days set by the metricHistoryDays attribute value will be deleted first, then successive deletions will occur for earlier files, down to files with modification time stamps older than or equal to 10 minutes, or until file system utilization is less than 75%."

         name:                   35_2
         alertMessage:           "File system "/opt/oracle" is 62% full, which is below the 75% threshold. Normal space reclamation will resume."
         alertSequenceID:        35
         alertShortName:         Software

Alert is triggered in form of mail_alert from the server.

Is there any option to disable mail for these particular alert about filesystem utilization?


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