Bug ID 720779: BIG-IQ UCS sizes increasing or BIG-IQ running out disk space in /var after frequent scaling activity

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IQ Applications(all modules)

Fixed In:
6.0.1

Opened: May 18, 2018

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

If the BIG-IQ system is managing a lot of SSG activity, it is possible to run out of disk space in /var.

Impact

BIG-IQ runs out of disk space in /var with an error or BIG-IQ UCS sizes continue growing.

Conditions

This happens because the Gunicorn TCWs are leaving state data in REST storage.

Workaround

To work around this issue, manually start the Gunicorn TCW purger using the following commands: # export PYTHONPATH=/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/bigiq_orchestrator # /usr/local/bin/python2.7 /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/bigiq_orchestrator/TCW_item_state_purger.py &

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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