SecureStack with 'Exceeded maximum number of allowed configuration script.' error

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Products
SecureStack C3
SecureStack C2
SecureStack B3
SecureStack B2
SecureStack A2 

Commands
'show config outfile' 

Goals
Maximum total size of configuration files 

Symptoms
Can't save configuration to system directory
"Exceeded maximum number of allowed configuration script. Please delete existing script and try again." 

Cause
This error message may be seen when attempting to copy the NVRAM-based configuration to the configs directory (5623):
 A2(su)->show config outfile configs/bigconfig.cfg

Exceeded maximum number of allowed configuration script. Please delete existing
script and try again.

Incorrect input! Use 'show running-config [scroll]'.

A2(su)->

Solution

FAD (Functions as Designed).
The contents of the configs directory cannot exceed 512K (524,288) bytes. 

Delete sufficient unused configuration files to free up some space from the configs directory, and the outfile can then be generated.
 A2(su)->dir
Images:
==================================================================
Filename: a2-series_01.03.23
Version: 01.03.23
Size: 5567488 (bytes)
Date: Thu Aug 17 16:28:00 2006
CheckSum: 01298ac231eaacdc38f0988d4ac65414
Compatibility: A2H124-24, A2H124-24P, A2H124-48, A2H124-48P, A2H124-24FX
A2H254-16

Filename: a2-series_01.03.24 (Active) (Boot)
Version: 01.03.24
Size: 5569536 (bytes)
Date: Wed Nov 15 10:31:01 2006
CheckSum: eb63498398feb99da82546654273526b
Compatibility: A2H124-24, A2H124-24P, A2H124-48, A2H124-48P, A2H124-24FX
A2H254-16

Files: Size
================================ ========
configs:
bigconfig1.cfg 105000
bigconfig2.cfg 105000
bigconfig3.cfg 105000
bigconfig4.cfg 105000
logs:
current.log 57617
A2(su)->delete configs/bigconfig1.cfg
A2(su)->show config outfile configs/bigconfig.cfg
A2(su)->dir
Images:
==================================================================
Filename: a2-series_01.03.23
Version: 01.03.23
Size: 5567488 (bytes)
Date: Thu Aug 17 16:28:00 2006
CheckSum: 01298ac231eaacdc38f0988d4ac65414
Compatibility: A2H124-24, A2H124-24P, A2H124-48, A2H124-48P, A2H124-24FX
A2H254-16

Filename: a2-series_01.03.24 (Active) (Boot)
Version: 01.03.24
Size: 5569536 (bytes)
Date: Wed Nov 15 10:31:01 2006
CheckSum: eb63498398feb99da82546654273526b
Compatibility: A2H124-24, A2H124-24P, A2H124-48, A2H124-48P, A2H124-24FX
A2H254-16

Files: Size
================================ ========
configs:
bigconfig.cfg 105000
bigconfig2.cfg 105000
bigconfig3.cfg 105000
bigconfig4.cfg 105000
logs:
current.log 57617
A2(su)->
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