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Final error (-8 Not enough storage is available to process this command.)

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This article describes causes and possible solutions for the error Final error (-8 Not enough storage is available to process this command.)

Cause

Solution

  • Check the available space of each protected volume. Datto recommends maintaining at least 30% free space per protected volume. A minimum of 20% free space per protected volume must be available at all times on the production machine.

     Volume Utilization

    Status

    Comments

    0 – 70%

    Good

    Utilization is good.

    71 – 80%

    Warning

    Utilization is outside optimal limits. Monitor the volume growth and look at cleaning up unnecessary files and moving non-essential data to other storage.

    81 – 100%

    CRITICAL

    Volume is becoming critical. Snapshots will start to fail, disk queue lengths will increase. Create space.

  • For Windows Server 2008, also ensure that Microsoft Hotfix KB976494 is installed. Installing this hotfix will require a reboot of the production machine.

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