When it comes to creating files and folders, ProjectWise is bound by the file system the Storage Area is on. We have had reports from a few users with Storage Areas on NetAPP SANS that when they try to create a new folder it fails. In looking at the DMSKrnl.log there is an Error 13 which is a Windows error related to file system access.
We have learned that NetAPP SANs have a hard limit of 100,000 folders in a folder. We are told by a user that contacted NetAPP that this limit was imposed for performance reasons and cannot be changed. Below are two links to NetAPP community posts about this limit.
http://communities.netapp.com/thread/5180http://communities.netapp.com/message/17496 As there is nothing Bentley can do to overcome this limitation if you are using a NetAPP SAN there are some changes you can make in your system to avoid this problem: