• # util x: "The parameter or environment lists are too long"

• Article Type: General
• Product: Aleph
• Product Version: 20

Description:
When doing util x/1, util x/2, or other util x functions, you get the messages:

Working... Cleaning
rm: The parameter or environment lists are too long.

Resolution:
This indicates that the number of files to be deleted is too great. You need to specify a greater "number of days back to retain" (in order to reduce the number of files it is trying to delete). Once the older files are deleted you should be able to do additional runs with more recent dates.

(It seems that the maximum number of files which can be handled in one run is 500 - 700.)

• Article last edited: 10/8/2013