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Need to scale an Amazon EC2 instance (but JUST the storage, not the CPU)

I currently have this image: High-CPU Extra Large Instance (Amazon Linux AMI) 7 GB of memory 20 EC2 Compute Units (8 virtual cores with 2.5 EC2 Compute Units each) 1690 GB of instance storage 64-bit ...
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Lightweight script for monitoring disk space, ports, etc.?

If I want to monitor some machines that I'm not the primary maintainer of (ie, I don't have access to install packages), are there any lightweight alternatives to things like Nagios? I'm looking for a ...
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Disk Space discrepancy SMB vs command prompt

We have a Windows 2008 server core installation that has a 400GB disk attached to it. When viewing the free space of this disk via the command prompt it reports 35GB free. Computer management also ...
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Space effecient manner to store lots of large, similar files

I have lots of ~1 GB files (database dump files, taken at regular intervals). Right now I'm just storing them all in one directory, each file gzipped. We're running out of disk space and want to ...
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Fedora: I deleted a log file 32GB big and could not confirm it through “df” command

I am having a disk space problem on the root partition, so I went through unimportant logs and deleted what could be deleted. One of the files "mysql-slow.log" was 32GB big, but when I deleted it, it ...
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Increase Space of /usr directory in Cent OS

I have php 5.1.6 running on my CentOS 5 server running Apache 2.2.3 I run Command as: fdisk -l gives output Disk /dev/xvda: 100.0 GB, 100000595968 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 12157 ...
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How I can check for exact amount of space (MB or GB) in Nagios using check_nt command instead of percentage used value?

How I can check for exact amount of space left (MB or GB) in Nagios using check_nt command instead of percentage value? Currently I'm using this command: check_command ...
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How do I get Bamboo's disk usage under control?

Here's the scenario: Our source code is on Github. We run Bamboo (2.7.3 currently) on a Linux server here at work. We have several builds that are farmed out to remote agents (for example, to build ...
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Windows Server: What software is available to report directory size?

I can not run File Server Resource Manager due to the fact that we have VSS disabled. What other software is available that will report the size of directories recursively, automatically and send an ...
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Adding a new disk to shared machine, what do we do?

I hope this is the right 'exchange' to ask in. I work in a research group, we have no SA's etc. monitoring our servers. We have total access to them, and decide what happens or doesn't happen on ...
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How to check diskspace on SFTP server

Recently I encountered a lack of diskspace problem on a SFTP server and I realised I have no idea how to check how much is left or even the total amount. Does anyone know how to do this through an ...
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How can I determine what is taking up so much space?

I was using df -h to print out human readable disk usage. I would like to figure out what is taking up so much space. For instance, is there a way to pipe this command so that it prints out files that ...
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Is there a Windows equivalent to the Unix du command? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are good tools to show disk usage (for Windows)? How to determine a disk consuming service in Windows 2008 server? I am troubleshooting performance on a PC with ...
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SQl Server table using too much diskspace

I have two identical tables in two seperate databases on the same instance of SQL server, defined as follows (note this is third party software so I can't change the table schema):- EDIT: ...
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Centreon not graphing Windows Disk Check

I'm trying to figure out how to get Centreon to graph a Windows Diskspace check. The service comes back fine: OK: C:\: 14.9G|'C:\ %'=63%;20;10 'C:\'=14.94GB;4;4;0;39.99 However, when I try to add ...
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Disk Usage is increasing rapidly, fixed after Server restart

It was suggested to me that this may be the case: Sometimes it happens that you still have a file handle open to a file that has been deleted. df -ht shows the disk usage increasing rapidly - like ...
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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 ...