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The WLS Process can not Create/Modify Files Under the Temp Directory (Doc ID 2804973.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


The Java process requires to have full permissions over the temp directory (/tmp by default for Unix-based environments). Failing this requirement will prevent that some components work as expected.

Here are 2 examples of situations where even when the temp folder had full permissions (777) and enough space in disk, the Java process was unable to create files.

1- the server was unable to startup due to the OPSS couldn't create temporary files throwing this exception:

The failing org.apache.axis2.deployment.util.TempFileManager.recursiveDelete method is trying to remove files from the temp folder.


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