/bin/rm: How to Resolve Argument List Too Long Error

The Argument list too long error is usually a lot of files when trying to delete the file with the rm -rf command.

Solving the problem is simple.

You can perform the deletion using the command below. First, enter the folder.
Step 1:
command. This command will delete all the data in your folder without asking you.
In general, the result of the error received;


Step 2: If step 1 above does not work, try Step 2.




Sometimes when we try to delete the large numbers of audit files, we get the error “/bin/rm: Argument list too long“.

Solution :


Run the below command using your audit home location:



Note: you can use this command for other log files also like trace file(.trc).