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Huge nQS*.TMP files are generated by the BI Server (Doc ID 857571.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2019

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.3.4.0 [1900] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

The environment consisted of four servers - two BI Servers and two Presentation Services, clustered and load balanced per the documentation.

One of the BI Servers ran out of space on a filesystem because the BIData/tmp directory was full of large (4GB) files.

It was not possible to identify which user ran the query that created them.

How can we limit the size of queries that a user can run and/or ensure that temp files of this size do not get written to disc?


(The user queries have since finished and the TMP files disappeared so the space reclaimed)

Cause

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