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Disk space shortage shuttered Toyota assembly plants

Toyota assembly plants across Japan shut down for about a day last week due to a malfunction following routine maintenance. Insufficient disk space in servers used to process parts orders caused the systems to become unavailable, according to the automaker.

Toyota this week provided the cause of the production system outage and reassured customers and partners that the company did not suffer from a cyberattack, but rather a lack of disk space across some of the servers in its production order system. The malfunction suspended operations at some 14 plants in Japan. (Read more about the biggest outages of the year)

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Source:: Network World – Data Center