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Install of BI Publisher Fails with "ERROR: Temporary directory /tmp does not have enough free space." (Doc ID 2341194.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Network Management System - Version and later
Oracle Network Management for Utilities - DMS - Version and later
Oracle Internet Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to install the BI Publisher package,  the default tmp directory usually does not have enough space which causes this  error

ERROR: Temporary directory /tmp does not have enough free space. At least 3499 MB of free space are required.
Please input another directory or [Exit]:
ERROR: Cannot setup the extract directory /tmp/sfx_35WtUK (-1).



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