How To Delete Files on a ZFS Filesystem that is 100% Full (Doc ID 1537335.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When a ZFS has no space left then the deletion of files can fail with "disk quota exceeded". This document provides different ways to create free space to overcome the situation.

Solution

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