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Windows 2008R2 reporting low disk space - 500mb [closed]

I have a server reporting very critically low diskspace. I have three 1TB drives with installed and I would appreciate some advice on remedying this issue. I am considering using a Spanned Disk as ...
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No disk space on / (Debian Jessie) [duplicate]

I have a problem with disk space on my dedicated server. I have no disk space available on partition / root@server1:/# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/root 96G ...
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Why Wmi info for disk size is wrong?

i am expecting a very curious problem. In a script collecting disk infos on a list of W2008 servers, i realize that, for some servers, the Wmi info for the disk size is wrong. My Powershell command: ...
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2answers
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df vs du. Is my disk really full?

Strange problem... Why i have full / partition used, but it's not really used? Fast info: xwing ~ # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs 16G 15G 75M 100% / ...
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2answers
237 views

SSD suddenly full

Today the hard drive of our server was suddenly full. The disk usage always stayed around 50 % in the weeks and months before (old data is regularly expunged from the server). I deleted 10 GB of ...
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1answer
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No space left on device — but there is space

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04.1 server in a VMware virtualized environment that has a strange issue. Twice now, at seemingly random times, the machine has suddenly been unable to write to the root ...
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3answers
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Determining disk space usage & file counts for extremely large data sets (any tricks?)

Long time reader, first time asker: I'm a junior-level Linux admin who's increasingly supporting very large data sets/stores on local & NFS storage. The data is generally in the form of massive ...
3
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2answers
430 views

Linux disk usage analyser that acts like symlinks are real files

I am using git-annex, an extension to the DVCS git, which is designed for handling large files. It makes heavy use of symlinks. The actual large files are moved to the .git/annex directory and the ...
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Can I mount another drive to “/”, act like adding additional disk to “/”

System: Ubuntu Currently, the server has 50G disk, df output as below. Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/hda1 49448752 1445164 45491668 4% / ...
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4answers
257 views

Missing drive space in Server 2003

I have two drives used for SQL backups which for the last week have been acting strange - the free space indicated by windows is far off from what windirstat, etc indicates. There should only be about ...
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1answer
60 views

how can i merge two partitions in two different servers in to one

I am using centos. I have having two servers with disk space 300 GB in each server. Is it possible to merge it and can be used as a single diskspace of 600gb
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2answers
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Server with a full disk! What can I do?

I have an Ubuntu server running PostgreSQL and a very light weight custom web-server. I knew this would happen but I was too busy, and now the disk has 0 bytes free. I don't need all the data in the ...
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3answers
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centos 100% disk full - How to remove log files, history, etc?

mysqld won't start because disk space is full: 101221 14:06:50 [ERROR] /usr/libexec/mysqld: Error writing file '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid' (Errcode: 28) 101221 14:06:50 [ERROR] Can't start server: ...
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4answers
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Missing HDD space - says 65GB used, selecting all folders shows 40GB used

Running Windows Server 2008, 74GB raptor drive and noticed we only had about 500MB left - yikes! So deleted some old backups we don't need, but can't track down where about 25GB seems to be taken up. ...
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2answers
515 views

how to limit disk space per user in a PHP web application & CentOS

we have a web application written in PHP and we want all our users to be able to upload images for e.g. 50MB. We will create a directory structure so that every user has its own folder like ...
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3answers
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Setting Low Disk Space Alerts on Windows Server 2008

I was wondering if there is an easy way to trigger an e-mail alert on Windows Server 2008 when any logical disk partitions become low on space. I have 2 SQL servers that have come close to running ...
0
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1answer
194 views

Recover disk space after a terminated ZIP file creation

I was doing a big backup of 10GB text files to ZIP and then had to stop the ZIP creation half way through. I then discovered that although Control+Z stopped the ZIP fine BUT the space is lost. I the ...
3
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4answers
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Why can I not shrink the disk volume down more than 50% of original size on Server 2008

I have a new server with 540 GB disk on one partition. I decided to shrink the volume down so I could have a couple of partitions for various reasons. I could only shrink the volume by 50%. I went ...
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2answers
701 views

How do I limit filesystem disk usage per user?

I have an ubuntu server. With a ext3 formatted filesystem. How can I limit a certain user to only be able to use X MB of disk space?
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4answers
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Missing space on /var partition?

One of our server admins asked me to take a look at this, and I am stumped - our /var partition is full, however I cannot seem to determine where the space has gone. The following is the output of ...