The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the disk..

mlsred

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Hi

I have a dedicated server with over 100gb of free disk space but when I try to remove a forwarder I get..

The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the disk is full.

Something must have change because I have added and removed forwarders in the past without issue. The account I am using has unlimited disk usage set up.

Any ideas?

Cheers
Michael
 

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Re: The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the di

Hi

I have a dedicated server with over 100gb of free disk space but when I try to remove a forwarder I get..

The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the disk is full.

Something must have change because I have added and removed forwarders in the past without issue. The account I am using has unlimited disk usage set up.

Any ideas?

Cheers
Michael
Have you tried after running a forceful cpanel update ( /scripts/upcp --force )? If the issue persists, check the cPanel error log and provide the error you find there when you try to remove the email forwarder.
 

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Re: The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the di

Hi

Thanks for the advice, tried that and it didn't make any difference...

Any other ideas?

Thanks
Michael
 

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Re: The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the di

Hi

Thanks for the advice, tried that and it didn't make any difference...

Any other ideas?

Thanks
Michael
try running /scripts/initquotas then /scripts/fixquotas also.

if issue perists, please provide the logs from cpanel error_log when you try to remove forwarder? it may have additional information regarding the issue. also provide the output of "df -h" and "cat /etc/fstab"
 
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Re: The disk write test failed. You may have exceeded your quota, or the di

Can you also please check the permissions on /etc/valiases and /etc/valiases/domain.com (where domain.com is the domain name for the forwarder you are trying to remove)?

Code:
ls -ld /etc/valiases
ls -lah /etc/valiases/domain.com
The correct permissions are the following:

Code:
[email protected] [~]# ls -ld /etc/valiases
drwx--x--x 2 root root 4096 Jul  4 00:27 /etc/valiases/

[email protected] [~]# ls -lah /etc/valiases/endar.org 
-rw-r----- 1 endar mail 9 Jul  4 00:25 /etc/valiases/endar.org
You might also try running "/scripts/fixvaliases" without the quotes to see the results.

Next, you might check inodes just in case:

Code:
df -i
Since you are on a dedicated machine, inodes aren't like the issue, though.