Tomcat web application will not deploy due to "No space left on device"

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Issue

  • Web application will not deploy due the error below in Tomcat logging:
INFO: Deploying web application archive /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/test.war
Sep 18, 2017 12:01:12 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig beforeStart
SEVERE: Exception fixing docBase for context [/test]
java.io.IOException: No space left on device
        at java.io.FileOutputStream.writeBytes(Native Method)
        at java.io.FileOutputStream.write(FileOutputStream.java:326)
        at java.io.BufferedOutputStream.flushBuffer(BufferedOutputStream.java:82)
        at java.io.BufferedOutputStream.write(BufferedOutputStream.java:126)
        at org.apache.catalina.startup.ExpandWar.expand(Unknown Source)
        ....

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server
  • Apache Tomcat

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