Why is Automation Controller reporting "OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device" during an inventory update?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When attempting an inventory sync on the job detail page will say
Error Failed to extract private data directory on worker.
  • This will occur when project source(like github) is half the size of the default path for job execution, which is the /tmp mount point.


  • Ansible Automation Platform 2.4+

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