Symptoms You have checked the drive space for the appliance and noticed the /opt/Symantec/LiveUpdate partition is large and the /opt partition might be close to full.
If Liveupdate session fails halfway through an update, the unfinished file(s) end up in the following folder, # /opt/Symantec/simserver/liveupdate/backup If this occurs on a constant basis, it will cause the /opt/ partition to fill up, leading to other serious performance issues. /opt/ only has 10 gigabytes designated, so 4 gigabytes is a large percentage of used space for the SSIM /opt partition.
The subfolders within the folder "/opt/Symantec/simserver/liveupdate/backup/dimcontent" will need to be deleted.
Start up PuttySSH and log in as "db2admin"
Bring in root's environment by issuing the comand
Next, change directories to the dimcontent directory by issuing the command,
Confirm that you are in the above directory by issuing the this command,
Perform a list command to determine what year the unfinished updates start with,
It is absolutely vital that one makes sure one is in the /opt/Symantec/simserver/liveupdate/backup/dimcontent directory. Note: Be careful when issuing a "rm" command, you could irrevocably delete files necessary for SSIM to function!
Based off what was found out in step five, provide the year after the "rm -rf <year>*"
For example the year 2009 was used on the command below due to all the unfinished LiveUpdate content starting with 2009.
Perform the command,
rm -rf 2009*
After you have deleted the LiveUpdate session files, type the command:
Check to see if /opt/ free space is below 70%.
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