Data Disk is Full

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

When the Alation server starts running out of space, you may receive reports that jobs are failing due to space constraints.

  1. Check the space available:  df -h

  2. Delete any lingering installer files if they are crowding the root or home directories

  3. Enter the Alation shell:  sudo /etc/init.d/alation shell

  4. Change to the logs folder: cd /opt/alation/site/logs

  5. Delete the older log files.

  6. If backups are not configured to be stored on a separate drive, check for older backups to be deleted.

  7. Empty /opt/alation/site/dumps if there are any files there.

  8. Go to /data2/backup and delete old backup files.

  9. Check in /opt/alation/site/tmp directories.

  10. Delete /extract_cache and /query_ingestion_buffer.

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