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Disk Space Monitoring

I have about 70 servers and I need to keep an eye on their disk space usage. I don't need the information to be real time. I was thinking of running a script daily or having a scheduled task run to ...
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Insufficient disk space; try again later when trying to send mail

I am trying to send an email with attachment using PHP and I get this error: Insufficient disk space; try again later Insufficient disk space; try again later returntosender: cannot select queue for ...
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Server 2008 R2 Disk Management Green Outline Extend C Drive

In the Server 2008 R2 disk management snap-in I have Disk 0 which has these partitions: boot partition - 71mb a Recovery partition 3gb OS (C:) 40gb DATAPART1 (D:) 150gb Free space 40gb Disk 0 is a ...
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disk space overhead in ext4

I'd like to know if there's some rule (or formula) I can apply to find out how much of disk space will be used by the filesystem in an ext4 partition. for example, in a partition of 100 GB, how much ...
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Disk full, du tells different. How to further investigate?

I have a SCSI disk in a server (hardware Raid 1), 32G, ext3 filesytem. df tells me that the disk is 100% full. If I delete 1G this is correctly shown. However, if I run a du -h -x / then du tells me ...
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Insufficient disk space; try again later Fedora Core 5

Hi Guys I really need some help here. We've got a production server in the office running Fedora Core 5. As far as I can tell it's been configured with a software RAID configuration and even if I ...
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Win 2003 Server: corrupted folder / free disk space

I have a corrupted folder on my win 2003 server which is occupying a lot of hd space, unfortunately there's no way deleting it - when showing its properties it shows several GB of occupied space but ...
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I already reached my server quota? how can i see what is using so much space?

I have my server on Mediatemple and i reached my 20GB quota. I installed Ubuntu and many plugins but I don't know how I reached that 20GB? I'm running a website but I'm sure it is not taking all that ...
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Out of disk space, what's the source?

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 220G 220G 0 100% / none 1.9G 168K 1.9G 1% /dev none 1.9G 0 1.9G 0% ...
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Why after deleting a 110+ GB collection, my /var/lib/mongodb directory still have same size?

I am having some troubles with MongoDB and space usage. In particular, I once used to have a large collection of about 600 million records totaling 110+ GB on disk. Recently I decided to drop it ...
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Easiest way to automatically check EC2 disk space and be alerted if it is running low?

Running the Amazon Linux AMI. It seems that CloudWatch does not check for free disk space. I have a number of servers and ideally don't want to have to configure each one with a mail server, script to ...
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Inaccurate reported available disk space

I have an Ubuntu server with SAN attached storage. It has a size of 770G, using 197M and reports only 731G free space. Where did the rest of the free space go? Is there any way to reclaim it ...
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Re-allocate space in partitions without losing data

Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/md0 1829037 1745454 0 100% / tmpfs 255940 0 255940 0% /lib/init/rw udev ...
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How to mount space in /dev/sda2

I have EC2 instance running, executing command df -h in the putty i get the following result Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 9.9G 9.4G 11M 100% / tmpfs ...
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Moving/Adding Additional Swap Location - Redhat 5

OK, here's what's going on. I've got a RedHat 5 server with a swap partition (/dev/sda3) that's 3GB. For some reason swap memory is still being taken up on / (/dev/sda2), and fills up the drive on ...
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ERROR: The partition with /var/lib/mysql is too full!

I am running in a problem here I have a linux instance running on EC2. All was working fine till last night. Today morning it showed me some error stating that there was no disk space to write of ...
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ERROR: The partition with /var/lib/mysql is too full! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ERROR: The partition with /var/lib/mysql is too full! Hi I am running in a problem here I have a linux instance running on EC2. All was working fine till last night. ...
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Git - Odd Disk Space Usage on GitHub

We use GitHub to host all my projects, and we've got a 6GB soft-limit. A few days ago, there were many files added to the repository which should not have been added (such as images, movies, etc.) ...
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Limiting space for a MySQL user

I maintain a MySQL server. There is one user whose database size has very quickly grown enormously. Since he is using InnoDB, the /data/mysql/ibdata1 file has grown out of porpotions. I could mount a ...
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my debian server running on a VM is missing 6 gigabytes

brain:/# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 9.2G 8.6G 151M 99% / tmpfs 136M 0 136M 0% /lib/init/rw udev 10M ...
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Linux shows much less disk space then summary of all disks

I have a CentOS server with 4 disks, each with 1TB that totals to 3.636 TB of usable space (according to http://www.jonathanlaliberte.com/2007/12/18/calculating-actual-hard-disk-space/). But the ...
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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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how to detect a process which is continuosly eating the disk space

on our linux system (suse), one of the partition is nfs-mounted and some process is continuously eating the disk space in it, leaving behind zero bytes to write. How can I figure out this process or ...
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CentOS 5.5 - Disk Filling Up With No Known Cause

I have a CentOS 5.5 box with a seperate partition for /home. df -h shows it at 100% usage. df -i shows tons of free inodes. du -sh /home /home* shows that there are about 100MB worth of files in ...
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Windows 2008 VPS always crashes when out of disk space

I am renting a Windows server 2008 dc SP2 VPS for hosting my Asp.Net projects. Now for the second time this month my VPS ran out of disk space. The first time it was a log file that got to big and ...
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Tools for tracking disk usage

I manage a number of linux fileservers. These all run applications written from 0-10 years ago. As sometimes happens, a machine will come close to, or run out of disk space. Reasons include ...
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How to add disk space to /var/www for my websites?

I did $ df -h and it threw this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 9.7G 1.7G 7.6G 18% / /dev/md2 683G 211M 649G 1% /home tmpfs ...
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Linux server disc full, but it's not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No free disk space I have a linux server, which is reporting as having it's disk full, but as far as I can tell- the disk is not full, a df -h shows this: ...
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After LVM/DRBD resize df is reporting incorrect information

I have a Debian Xen DomU which has a DRBD mounted partition. I needed to resize this partition from 46G to 50G. I did the following: Stopped DRBD on the secondary node: /etc/init.d/drbd stop ...
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What are the minimum space requirements for updating Exchange 2007 SP1 to SP2

Because of ending diskspace and other hardware capacity we are in the progress of upgrading our infrastructure from Server 2003 R2 to Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2007 SP1 to Exchange 2010. In ...
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df in linux not showing correct free space after file removal

I have file servers which are used to store files. Files might reside there for a week, or for a year. Unfortunately, when I remove files from the server, df command doesnt reflect the freed up space, ...
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Force Windows to recalculate disk size on VM after resizing hard drive

Is there a command line or similar that I can run to force Windows to recalculate disk size on a VM after resizing the hard drive?
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After deleting a large file, how long does it take `df` to pick up the change?

I deleted a 2.3GB log file on my Ubuntu server, and df doesn't seem to be picking up the change. Is there typically a delay before df can detect that a large file has been deleted?
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W2008 - C Drive almost out of space - options?

I'm having to look after a W2008 server which has a C drive configured to be 20Gb and which is down to 1.5Gb free. On current trends it will run out of space altogether in the future. The growth in ...
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monitor hardisk space and notify on ubuntu

how do i do that if space is less than x% it will notify me by mail? i have ubuntu and my HD are LVM
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how to use du to see files greater than a threshold size

I am having a few situations to which I do not see any thing in du man pages. 1) I want to see files in a sub directory which are larger than a particular size only. 2) I use du -sh > du_output.txt I ...
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Best way to serve .iso's on low disk space host?

A bit of story: I am hosting a few modified Linux distribution images, around 700MBs each. My server's free disk space is the main concern here, my current archive uses up roughly 16/20GBs of my disk ...
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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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Win'08 - Extend volume size on SAN attached storage in a failover cluster

Running Win 2008, I'd like to extend the volume of a SAN attached drive that is part of a failover cluster. The SAN team has allocated additional drive space which is being seen by Windows Storage ...
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How can I be alerted if a Windows Server 2003 machine's hard drive is approaching full?

I need to get an email alert when a Windows Server 2003 server's hard drive approaches a certain fill level. How can this be accomplished?
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How can I find phantom storage usage?

I've got a Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard Server file server (AFP) which has been running out of storage space on the boot volume for the past few weeks. It takes about two days for the remaining 42GB ...
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missing disk space in AIX

i have an AIX server.. where the partition supposed to have 39gb worth of space.. but when i do a df -k, it shows that i have used up almost 24gb of space... but as i listed out everything under that ...
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How to see how much space is being used per domain/directory even?

My client is using up to 300GB of disk space across three subdomains. Is there an easy way to see what is being used? For example, I would be able to see each subdomain and the size they are taking, ...
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Windows 2008 Drive Size Discrepancy

We have a VSphere server and increased the drive for the C:\ drive on one of the VMs from 20GB to 30GB. Disk management shows the correct new size in the Disk view, but the volume information still ...
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msizap.exe reports No product/patch data was found

I was trying to free up some space on my Windows 7 machine and was directed to a utility called msizap.exe from Microsoft which removes orphaned msi's from the c:\windows\installer directory. My ...
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Tools for planning a SQL Database size requirement

I'm about ready to start setting up a SQL data warehouse for some SQL Server Analysis Services. The data that I am going to slice and dice lives in an off site database that I don't control, so my ...
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What, if anything, is safe to symlink in /var?

We have plenty of space on a different mounted device. Since the /var partition stays relatively static in terms of size (around 8-10GB because of big logs that we need), I'd be fairly happy to simply ...
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Cleaning up a server's C:\ drive… what are the best practices?

I have a c:\ on a server that is filling up, most likely due to the accumulation of patches over the years. I'm told by Microsoft PSS Support that it is unwise to simply delete the compressed ...
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Exchange Standard 2003: Can I Delete Public Folders?

I've inherited an Exchange server that looks like it has never been cared for: no backups, running out of disk space, huge mail store, huge mailboxes, stores dismounting for being over the store size ...
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Why are we constantly told, “There's a disk space issue”? [closed]

This morning, I was helping a BA with a particularly complicated report. I notice that in the reporting Development environment, we were only seeing a single day of data. Not only that, but the day ...