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M/Monit how to see current disk space?

In the admin interface of M/Monit under Reports -> Analytics I can chose to show Space %. How can I make the Monit clients submit this info? Is there a way to display Disk Space percentage on the ...
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XenServer 6.2 - Free disk space is less than 20% on volume /

On XenServer 6.2 standalone instalation there is less free disk space than 20%. In my monitor I see this. I found there tons of *.gz in /var/log. Now storage is on 76%. Do you know how to solve ...
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Near 100% disk usage, df and du show very different results, lsof not the answer

The issue is that my CentOS 5.8 machine is telling me that I am nearly out of disk space when I am pretty confident this is not the case. I've done a fair amount of researching on this issue and have ...
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How do I install Disk Cleanup on Windows 2012 server without installing the Desktop Experience?

The issue is simply that I want to do the best I can to clean-up/compact a VM's .vhdx drive before running the Optimize-VHD cmdlet. It's nice to use Microsoft's Disk Cleanup utility. The problem is ...
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Shared file size limited to local drive size

I wish to use alfresco as a shared file system using Windows (XP, 7 & 8) Explorer. I can access the shared folder, and can modify files on it. I can mount the alfresco filesystem, and it mounts ...
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MySQL tmp tables: how to clean up diskspace after killing a copying to tmp table process?

i ran out of disk space while running an alter table on a large table. I restarted MySQL afterwards and checked the MySQL tmp dir. A show status like '%tmp%' lists 5 tmp files and 4 tmp tables. A df ...
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Missing over 100GB of Space on sda1 RHEL

I have a server setup with a RAID 5 using (3) 500GB drives, 1 as a spare so unused in the RAID. So in my mind i start out with 990GB with the RAID 5 in place. When looking at DF or the built in disk ...
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Hyper-V Role Space Usage on Windows Server 2008

I have stood up a 2008 R2 Server running only a Hyper-V role. The *.vhd files are stored on a separate partition. The files (including hidden files) within the C:\ drive consume about 12 GB of disk ...
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How to use all disk space on preinstalled Linux [closed]

I ordered dedicated server with Linux Debian Wheezy preinstalled with "Paralles Plesk Panel". Provider states I have 2x1TB drives. Yet my avaible disk space is just 100GB. Do I lack a partition? I ...
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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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Running out of memory, or running out of disk space?

I'm running a database loading process (osm2pgsql) which is failing: Processing: Node(17404k 148.8k/s) Way(1351k 6.38k/s) Relation(9520 29.94/s)way_done failed: ERROR: could not extend file ...
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LVM volume falsely reporting itself as full

I am standing up a new CentOS 6 system to do some data processing. As I load the data into a brand new 100gb LVM volume, I reach about 35% full, and it starts to report that there is no space left on ...
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How to list disk space usages of all containers on an OpenVZ server?

I have an OpenVZ server with 46 containers. How do I get a list of all the containers with their corresponding disk usage?
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Why has SP1 for Server 2008 R2 left 4.5 GB of files in a randomly-named directory on my C drive?

We have been having a push to get all 2k8 R2 servers up to SP1, and I've noticed that some of them have ~4.5 GB of files left in a folder in the root of the system root (C: drive). This directory ...
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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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calculating days until disk is full

We use graphite to track history of disk utilisation over time. Our alerting system looks at the data from graphite to alert us when the free space falls below a certain number of blocks. I'd like to ...
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Space of logical volume doesn't match space of filesystem

I have a server running CentOS 6.4. After installation, I had two logical volumes, /dev/VolGroup/lv_home and /dev/VolGroup/lv_root. I then deleted the lv_home and added the free space to lv_root. So ...
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How to limit du output to a specific user?

I need to help a specific user, say alice, free up some disk space; but not all the user's files are in his home directory; many are in directories shared with other users. I'd like to have something ...
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Could Puppet-reports be removed once these have been processed by Puppet-dashboard or PuppetDB?

Puppet-reports are using a lot of diskspace in: /var/lib/puppet/reports /var/lib/mysql The assumption is that it stores all reports in the MySQL database, because both paths are about the same ...
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Is there a program/tool/script to monitor or view all recent *large* files created on Windows server?

I have been managing a modest SBS 2003 server for several years. Our network policy is setup to store user profiles and "My Documents" folder on the server. Recently the server disk has been getting ...
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How do I find the biggest files on multiple servers and sum up their size?

I am trying to find the biggest files in the /export/home directory and add up (sum) their sizes. Script: #!/bin/bash filename=hostnames > export_home.log while read -r -a line do ...
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Centos , /dev/root is getting full. Cannot find disk space usage [duplicate]

First of all I am not a sysadmin and so this is all new for me. Running on :CENTOS 6.4 x86_64 , Cpanel/WHM 11.36.1 (build 6) Problem : My root disk is getting full but I cannot find the files that ...
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Correctly predicting the amount of disk usage with find/ls/stat and df?

I'm trying to programatically calculate the number of files that can fit on a drive. The drive uses LUKS/ext4 and has a block size of 4096. Below is a df printout of the drive. Filesystem ...
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detecting increased partition in vmware without restarting guest OS

we're running a non-critical production ubuntu server, and i need to increase the partition size from 17GB to 30GB without restarting the guest OS. On my VSPHERE, i increased the storage size on my ...
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How to recover free space on deleted files without restarting the referencing processes?

When big files are deleted on a server, the files might still be referenced by processes, so the file system doesn't have more free space. I tried to use lsof, but it seems it didn't list the deleted ...
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deleting files only frees space partially (ext3 / ext4)

I just did something similar to this: $ du -sh /bigdata/stuff 1022G /bigdata/stuff $ df -h /bigdata Fileystem Size Used Avail Used% mounted on /dev/sda5 1,8T 1,7T 140G 93% /bigdata $ rm ...
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PostgreSQL 8.1 out of space and stopped, data directory is empty

I used PostgreSQL 8.1 on Gentoo/Linux 2.6.14r5. My db server's disk space looks like below: db postgresql # df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 ...
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Redistributing disk space on a linux distro

# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 4.6G 4.6G 0 100% / tmpfs 464M 0 464M 0% /lib/init/rw varrun 464M 96K ...
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Best practice disk usage for SQL Server

I've been reading that it is best practice to place the following on separate disks for performance and safety: tempdb database file log file backup files When you consider RAID using multiple ...
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Monitoring software for diskspace on windows servers

I'm looking for a lightweight solution to monitor diskspace on windows servers and sent the report to a monitor server that presents the data in a nice gui. The server software can be linux or ...
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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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can I delete the files in the proc folder without consequence?

I see my proc folder getting bigger and bigger and I have limitation in terms of number of files. Can I delete those files or will it have consequences? thanks
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No more diskspace on server [duplicate]

after some wrong php code was exceuted on one of our servers, which tried to open up a file which didn't exist, we ended up with huge apache log files which weren't configured yet to rotate. We just ...
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Maximum Disk Space Dell PowerEdge 2900 [closed]

What is the maximum disk space I can have for my Dell PowerEdge 2900. I know that the max for the OS partition is 2TB unless you do some special setup but for other volumes what is the max that I can ...
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pwrite: No space left on device. df -i, df -h okay

On a Rackspace cloud server I see: admin@foo:/etc/nginx$ sudo /etc/init.d/nginx start Starting nginx: nginx: [crit] pwrite() "/var/run/nginx.pid" failed (28: No space left on device) nginx. ...
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OpenBSD - Image on a new, bigger disk - how to use the extra space

Our present OpenBSD server needed more disk space, so we replaced the 13 GB disk (it's pretty old too) with 150GB. An image was made and then restored on the new disk. So far, so good. The new disk ...
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100% - /tmp help needed

few hours back i receievd message from directadmin Warning: The disk usage for one or more of your partitions is running low so i checked in directadmin and noticed this message Subject: Warning: ...
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Is is possible to span “infinitely” across multiple Dell Equalogic devices?

I was looking at Dell Equalogic devices, the PS4100E. It says you can have two PS4100 boxes for 36TB each. Am I reading that right? What if I want to have more space? Can I span to more 4100E ...
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Map linux folders by size

I have AWS linux instance, Currently there are many folders in the instance. I would like to map all the folders and their size, so i could come back in 1 month and check which folder occupy high ...
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Ran out of disk space, how to tar without creating copy

I am at 98% of an 8GB SSD, and I have a 3 GB mysql data that I need to gzip and or tar and then download it, so then I can delete it. How can I tar or gzip the sql (or the mysql tables) so that that ...
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Alfresco couldn't start. Why?

I have alfresco on my VM. When I try to start alfresco I got an error "postgresql could not be started" such as following : /opt/alfresco/postgresql/scripts/ctl.sh : postgresql could not be started ...
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No space left on device prevents login

It seems that when you run out of disk space all remote logins are prevented [I'm using Red Hat 4.4]. Apparently this is because all non-superuser logins have to write to /var/log/auth.log This is a ...
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Filessystem sizing issues on root

I recently installed a VM version of Oracle Linux 6.3 and began installing applications for testing. I realized that the "/" mount is small and the "/home" mount is way oversized, See output below. ...
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Openstack-Swift Disk usage for Containers

Currently i am testing a openstack-swift cluster made of 1 proxy node and 6 storage nodes. Each host has ubuntu 12.04. I put 5000 containers each having a text 4.6 KB. Each storage node has a 100 GB ...
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Allocating Disk Space in a Linux VM

So, currently on a server I have a Fedora VM for an end user who remotes in. Unannounced to me, it was overfilled with data, and now has no more disk space. At this point, it crashed about a minute ...
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Ubuntu mysql error: Disk is full writing

I had some mysql problems yesterday. I got "Too many connections" error on my sites because one of my script went a little bit crazy. After I fixed the connection problems I still got an error in ...
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Can't find disk usage in one directory

Similar questions are asked frequently but no suggested answers solved my issue. I have some disk space usage that I can't find as well. In df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% ...
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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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MySQL partition “full”? [closed]

I have a server that runs Debian 6.2, with Apache, PHP5, and MySQL. Well, I hadn't done anything with MySQL at all so far, just Apache and PHP; I must have installed it (mysql-server) at some point ...
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How to have 20-30TB space with many 2TB HDDs? [closed]

I want to build a server with a minimum of 20TB - 30TB space. I want to make a single server with many 2TB HDDs. How is it possible to have 20TB-30TB for a single folder ie. /var/www which will ...