ZFS file system will not report "file system full" on exceeding quota(file system full).

(Doc ID 2136469.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On ZFS, file system(dataset) size can either be the full size of the underlying zpool or the quota set within the dataset property.

Unlike traditional UFS, when a ZFS file system (dataset) is being filled up, the system will not log "file system full" in /var/adm/messages.

On ZFS file system that do not have quota property set (i.e. the size of the file system is the size of the underlying zpool):

 

Cause

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