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Tmp Directory is Filling Up with Massive Amounts of OHS Diag Messages (Doc ID 2439354.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The /var/tmp is filling up and there are massive amounts of diag messages for OHS, and eventually there is a  "audit backlog exceeded" and the system hangs.

The audit log records from the Operating System shows the following for errors:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. The audit log files shows /var/tmp/oradiag_iam/diag and /opt/app/oracle/middleware/local/config/instances/ohs1 and are labeled as s a WEB SERVER httpd.worker
2. Filling up the /var filesystem, which causes the "audit backlog exceeded" messages and eventually the system to hang


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