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BMC firmware upgrade fails with 'out of space' error

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All platforms

Issue

BMC firmware upgrade fails with error: The system management storage area is almost out of space

Example:

::*> system node image get -package ftp://web_server_name/path/SP_FW_308-04037_11.6.zip -replace-package true
Enter username for remote host "web_server_IP":
root
Enter password for remote host "web_server_IP":

Software get ftp://.../SP_FW_308-04037_11.6.zip started on node <nodename>
Downloading package.
This may take up to 20 minutes.
Install Failed.
Cannot update or install image because the system management
storage area is almost out of space.
To make space available, delete old Snapshot copies.
For further assistance, contact technical support.
Error: command failed: Install Failed. Cannot update or install image because the system management storage area
is almost out of space.
To make space available, delete old Snapshot copies. For further assistance, contact technical support.

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