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Inodes Limit Exceeded

Question asked by stormcrow on Mar 5, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 6, 2013 by gera
We are generating an astronomical number of files in mfs://var/mapr/local/${node}, where $node is any and all of our computational nodes. We're receiving inote limit exceeded alarms on a regular basis, and the userlogs directory is so full of files that building a directory listing takes several minutes.

I work around this issue by simply deleting old userlogs, but this seems excessive. Is there an automated process I can activate to deal with this problem? If not, then why not? Can anything be done to mitigate this issue or prevent it from happening in the first place?