Ns <NAMESPACE> can't remove arena stage X: permissions error

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The following error: ns can’t remove arena stage X: permissions error is sully do to a permission error.

Aerospike server was most likely started as root and changed after a warm restart. Objects in shared memory remained owned by root and process is running as another user.


Would be for you to purge files in shared memory for Aerospike that were created by root. Here are some of the command to run:

  1. Stop your node by running

Occurrences Tally

  1. sudo /etc/init.d/aerospike stop

  2. List all shared memories

     ipcs -a
  3. Delete all shared memories with pattern “0xae"

     for i in `ipcs -m | sed "s/ .*$//" | grep 0xae`;do sudo ipcrm -M $i;done
  4. List all shared memories

     ipcs -a
  5. Restart Aerospike service

     sudo /etc/init.d/aerospike start