Running out of disk space on the sys volume. Cannot locate source.

  • 3313034
  • 25-Sep-2006
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Products:
Novell NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 5
Novell Identity Manager Identity Manager 3.0

Situation

SYS volumes constantly runs out of disk space. Attempted purge and NSS pool rebuild with /purge
option. Checked for files within file system that might be exceedingly large, none of the files appeared
to be problematic.

Resolution

Using IDM and specified logging during install of IDM. If there is not a file location specified
IDM with use the _netware directory by default. Located the idmtrace.txt file in _netware
and deleted this file. The file would then get recreated by default. Located IDM driver set
that was creating the file and turned off logging. SYS volume no longer running out of disk space.

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