Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: Boot delay with message '... appliance is in the process of discovering available shares ...'

(Doc ID 1625951.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2014

Applies to:

Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

Lengthy delay during reboot of zfs appliance with message such as :

    "The action could not be completed because the appliance is in the process of discovering available shares in storage pool '<pool name>'.
      This discovery process can take some time. Once it is completed, you will be able to browse projects and shares within the pool."

where <pool_name> relates to a pool in the appliance.

 

Changes

Reboot of ZFS appliance.

Increase in number of snapshots since last reboot.

 

Cause

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