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2994438 - /tmp full due to a large growing file with a prefix name crout - SAP IQ


  • SQLs (including backup and restore commands) are executed in a cron job
  • A large file named with the prefix "crout" fills up /tmp 
  • This file is still created in /tmp after setting the environment variable SATMP or start IQ with -dt to redirect the temp directory to another location
  • File name examples: croutr73Meg or croutyE3Mnj



  • SAP IQ 16.0
  • SAP IQ 16.1 


SAP Sybase IQ 15.4


croutr73Meg; croutyE3Mnj; crontab; cron; cronjob; , KBA , BC-SYB-IQ , Sybase IQ , Problem

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