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The nscd.log filled the root file system (Doc ID 2423132.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 13, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The nscd.log filled the root file system on a system, with the file system being 100% full, and upon investigation, it was found that the nscd service was writing to the /var/log/nscd.log continuously.
The /var/log/nscd.log file had grown to 43GB from a root file system of 60GB.

Cause

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