/tmp folder is filling up with kvxxxxxx files on discover server

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Article ID: 170168

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Products

Data Loss Prevention Network Discover

Cause

This process is working as designed. While the scan is running the server will require large ammounts of space. More space is typically needed for an incremental scan than a full scan.

Once the scan is complete these file should automatically be removed.

 

Environment

DLP 14.x
DLP 15.x

Resolution

(Optional) At times it may be nessessary / desired to define a different location for the temporary files. To do this browse to the server settings under the server / detector page then specify the alternate location under the FileReader.TempDirectory setting.