As a Maximo administrator you might notice the accumulation of temporary BIRT files on your TPAE/Maximo server. As this can consume the free diskspace on the server, this can be a serious issue. These temporary files are created by BIRT at the report execution time. Usually they are removed when the report completes.
The resolution to this is to direct the output to a specific folder so that it does not interfere with the performance of the Maximo JVM.
This can be done by adding a parameter to the Generic Java Parameters in either WebSphere or WebLogic.
This process varies in WebLogic and Websphere, but in both cases, the Directory Path to this folder should contain no spaces,
For detailed steps to setting this up in WAS, see page 25 in the V 7.5 Report Feature Guide mentioned at the link below.
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