VTL - Deduplication failing with error "the max number of dedups on a tape is exceeded" (Doc ID 1351561.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2011

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek VTL Prime System - Version: 1.0 - Build 1813 to 1.1 - Build 2076 - Release: 1.0 to 1.0
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

May 27 09:01:55 vtlbg VTS: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] IPSTOR||1274943715||E||0x0000c615||SIR Scanner: Tape %1 scan failed in Drive %2; Reason is %3||00VBG056||964Q400205||the max number of SIR folders is exceeded
May 27 09:02:26 vtlbg ipstorcomm: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] IPSTOR||1274943746||E||0x0000c554||Policy %1, Tape [%2] scan process terminated with error: %3.||VTLBG_all||00VBG056||the max number of dedups on a tape is exceeded
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May 28 09:01:59 vtlbg VTS: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] IPSTOR||1275030119||E||0x0000c615||SIR Scanner: Tape %1 scan failed in Drive %2; Reason is %3||00VBG056||964Q400203||the max number of SIR folders is exceeded
May 28 09:02:27 vtlbg ipstorcomm: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] IPSTOR||1275030147||E||0x0000c554||Policy %1, Tape [%2] scan process terminated with error: %3.||VTLBG_all||00VBG056||the max number of dedups on a tape is exceeded

Cause

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