cPanel: Howto Resize tmp

This article will guide you how to resize the tmp drive from your cPanel server.

To get rid of /tmp drive keep on full, you may follow the following step,
1.  Stop the following services,

service httpd stop
service mysql stop

2. Un-mount the following drive

umount /var/tmp
umount /usr/tmp (if you are using VPS)
umount /tmp

3. Remove the temporary space

rm -f /usr/tmpDSK

4. Assign the tmp drive space (in bytes).

replace 512000 [value] -- /scripts/securetmp

Assign /tmp to 1GB
eg. replace 512000 1024000 -- /scripts/securetmp

5. Execute and apply it.


6. Start the services again,

service mysql start
service httpd start


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