SSHD failed to restart cannot create regular file `/var/empty/sshd/etc': No such file or directory (Doc ID 2229617.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

- Unable to SSH to the server

- Service SSHD restart failing with following error

 

Changes

 Disks were full. House keeping tasks performed on the server to free some space.

Cause

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