eDirectory insufficient disk space

  • 7002912
  • 03-Apr-2009
  • 08-Nov-2012


Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 for Linux
Novell eDirectory 8.8 for Linux


  • After starting ndsd, the customer quickly gets -6038 ERROR_CLOSING_DATABASE errors.  ndsd is still running as a process, but will not service client requests or sync with other replica holders.
  • eDirectory will not open
  • df -h command shows the filesystem mounted on /var is 100% full


The partition that contains the dib is full.

By default the eDirectory dib is stored in the /var directory, so cleaning up application and system log files may be in order, or the administrator may need to take steps to add space to the partition.