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SOLVED A lot of issues with full /tmp today

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Alrissa, Jan 26, 2018.

  1. Alrissa

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    Hi folks.

    This is not a request for assistance, more like a curiosity and it's not really alarming. (yet XD)

    I've seen an unusual number of issues with /tmp filling up (either disk or inodes) today across about 15+ different servers. Shared hosting, vps hosting even dedicated servers. And this is on multiple hosting companies. No anomalies. (Sure some shared servers have 'I installed wordpres and made a website... what's security?' spam occasionally that we promptly smack down but nothing unusual)

    The /tmp issue is easy to solve and it stays solved but I see maybe one or two per week usually.

    So I was just curious. Anyone have multiple servers fill up their tmp?

    Now that I spotted a pattern the team will be checking if there's a common denominator and I'll post an update here.
     
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    I was just about to update that it was clamAV and what to do but someone else already covered it. Nice. Thank you.

    (TLDR freshclam)

    Edit: Oddly the solved thread pops up right away if I just search "/tmp"

    If I wasn't trying to be clever with my searches I would have spotted it right away and did something else for an hour. XD
     
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