i use a cron job to monitor my disks and email me if they approach capacity.
i'm not sure of the benefit of informing your users; better for a sysop to take care of it before it becomes a problem.
i also use cron jobs to purge older files from the ftp and tmp dirs.

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 6:48 AM, Mutlu Dogruel <mutludogruel@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, is there a way to warn users when the disk becomes full during a URL-based file upload (and local file upload)? I had to manually delete the temp files created during a large upload that hanged, after which Galaxy could not be re-started due to insufficient disk space.


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