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Work Indexer consumes significant file system space



The work indexer consumes significant file system space, leading to disk space outages.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Run the work indexer.

Root Cause

The Work Indexer files have been corrupted by an initial filesystem out-of-space error.


1. Stop the Work Indexer.
2. Add space to the Work Indexer directory
3. Remove Work Indexer files
4. Restart the JVM

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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