Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: SMF unable to spawn processes due to contract exhaustion

(Doc ID 1410873.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2013

Applies to:

Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

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Symptoms observable by the customer:

    nas1:maintenance system> sendbundle
    error: An unanticipated system error occurred: failed to spawn job
    a75604b6-36fd-2222-eeee-b5fbb4b9e9a6: invalid peer group name

    This may be due to transient failure, or a software defect. If this problem
    persists, contact your service provider.


    nas2:maintenance system updates> download
    nas2:maintenance system updates download (uncommitted)> set url=http://devops-storage.us.oracle.com/upgrade/OLD/ak-nas-2010-08-17-2-1-1-1-21-nd.pkg.gz
    url = http://devops-storage.us.oracle.com/upgrade/OLD/ak-nas-2010-08-17-2-1-1-1-21-nd.pkg.gz
    nas2:maintenance system updates download (uncommitted)> commit
    Transferred 618M of 644M (95.9%) ... done
    error: An unanticipated system error occurred: failed to spawn job
    64fcd5a2-1234-abcd-e232-d1865ec6e13c: invalid peer group name

    This may be due to transient failure, or a software defect. If this problem persists, contact your service provider.
Mar 11 13:10:52 nas402 svc.startd[76]: [ID 748625 daemon.error] network/ssh:default failed: transitioned to maintenance (see 'svcs -xv' for details)
Mar 11 13:11:15 nas402 sshd[2105]: [ID 800047 auth.error] error: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable
Mar 11 13:14:55 nas402 svc.startd[76]: [ID 748625 daemon.error] network/ssh:default failed: transitioned to maintenance (see 'svcs -xv' for details)
Mar 11 13:16:46 nas402 sshd[2105]: [ID 800047 auth.error] error: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable
Mar 11 13:21:28 nas402 svc.startd[76]: [ID 748625 daemon.error] network/ssh:default failed: transitioned to maintenance (see 'svcs -xv' for details)


Cause

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