ADM6017E The following table space is full. Table space name TEMPSPACE1. Disk is full

28 January,2017 by Tom Collins

Question: During an application installation this error appeared on the db2diag log

ADM6017E The following table space is full. Table space name: "TEMPSPACE1". The underlying file system is full

There is very little flexibility about changing the application code and also very limited documentation – limiting my understanding of the amount of TEMPSPACE required.

Is there a quick way to workaround this problem?

Answer: There are workarounds to the disk is full error when requiring extra temp tablespace particular problem. Without knowing the details , I suspect it’s some sort of function hitting the data which is causing excessive requirement on the TEMPSPACE1 tablespace. The available disk is reaching a limit.

Your choices are to either a) expand the existing disk upon which the TEMPSPACE1 is hosted or b) Create a tempspace , on another larger disk.

To find out the path use Db2 list tablespaces show detail. The speak to the Linux Administrator \ Storage guys to expand the existing disk supporting the drive

If you’d prefer to create a TEMPSPACE on another drive follow these basic instructions. Customise for your own circumstances

1) provision another drive with sufficient space. In the example below – it’s X:\reorg_temp

2) Create TEMPORARY TABLESPACE . In the example below called MYTEMP

3) Execute the statements

4)Clean up the extra temp space and hand back disk to storage guys.



 db2 force application all 
db2 connect to MY_DB 
---run some code
--drop tablespace after using 
db2 "drop tablespace MYTEMP1" 


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