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Why is the total size of my files on Windows 7 more than total disk size?

I have a virtual machine with Windows 7 x64 quest OS. When I boot from PE OS CD and run file manager (Total Commander) I see that the total size of my files on virtual machine is more than total disk ...
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Can I arrange an email to be sent when a drive is nearly full?

Background: I'm a developer who reluctantly "looks after" the machine onto which my application is deployed. My customer is an entirely separate company who pay us to write code for them - we have no ...
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Can you limit a directory size?

On a single NTFS drive, is it possible to limit the size of a directory to an arbitrary amount (e.g., 20GB)? I've got a share on a server I want some users to be dumping files into, but I don't want ...
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Weird output from df on Solaris 9

I just ran df -h on a Solaris 9 machine and got a a very weird output, something I have never seen before. /proc 0K 0K 0K 0% /proc mnttab 0K 0K ...
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How to move multiple Apache Rails applications with minimal downtime

I have a server hosting some 80 small rails applications. We have recently upgraded the disk space, so now we have to move all sites to this new disk. The host is a VMware ESX server, so all disks are ...
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Disk space not freed on ext3/raid1 after deleting

I have two 120 GB disks in a software raid1 array (i.e. mirrored), showing as /dev/md2. There's an ext3 filesystem on top of this, mounted at /. # uname -a Linux svnserv 2.6.26-2-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jun ...
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Email when Linux server disk is full?

How can I set up an email notification on a Linux server for when a disk/volume exceeds a certain usage quota?
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How do MyISAM and InnoDB Utilize HD Space?

My MySQL server is running out of HD space fast. Most of my larger tables use the InnoDB engine (for no mission-critical reason). In an effort to avoid the dreaded 'drop database to recover innodb ...
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Suppress “running out of disk space” Message (per drive) on Windows Server 2003

We have a database server with separate drives for OS, various data files and the transaction log. Our transaction log spills over onto other volumes as well- this is expected behavior. The problem ...
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I ran out of disk space on an ubuntu server. How can I know how the disk space is being used?

I ran out of disk space on an ubuntu server. How can I know how the disk space is being used so I can clean up the disk / delete unnecessary files?
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ubuntu server slowly filling up

We had our samba server (ubuntu 8.04 ltr) share fill up the other day but when I went to look at it I cant see any of the shares have to much on them we have 5 group shares and then each users has an ...
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SQL Server disk space sizing

I have 8 SQL Server installations (on 8 separate servers). I want a way in which I can estimate future disk space requirements. Can anyone list down the parameters which can be helpful in making ...
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df shows negative values for used

Hey everyone, first question around here. I have a centos 5.2 server and running df -h i get this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 ...
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Average mail quota usage: tricks to implement unlimited email quota

I suppose that hosters who provides unlimited mail quota are only claiming it unlimited, and hope that they won't run out of disk space. Correct me if I'm wrong. In order to do such trick they will ...
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Expand disk space on Ubuntu 10.04 (VMWare Guest)

I need to resize the disk space of an ubuntu guest in VMWare Workstation. After using the expand disk utility in vmware workstation, I need to do some linux magic to resize the parition. I have ...
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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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Shell script for daily disk usage report

I am doing backups on my local drives. The drives are mounted in /media folder. Now I want to run a cron job daily which will tell me, in a table format, how much disk is used by certain folders and ...
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Disk space mismatch on OS X Server (Leopard)

My Nagios system sent me an alert to inform me that the disk space on one of the drives on our OS X server is very low. When I run df /Volumes/Apps/ I get /dev/disk0s3 117209520 114932472 2277048 ...
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A space-efficient guest filesystem for grow-as-needed virtual disks?

A common practice is to use non-preallocated virtual disks. Since they only grow as needed, it makes them perfect for fast backup, overallocation and creation speed. Since file systems are usually ...
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Minimum space required for Server 2008 R1 install?

I'm trying to plan disk space for a virtual environment, and wanting to keep virtual disks as small as possible - mostly as apart from the base OS, the software going onto the VM is less than a few ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server Core Disk Space Requirements/Recomendations

I'm in the preparation stage to roll out a few Windows 2008 R2 Server Core in my VMware ESX environment. In looking over the documentation it looks like Server Core can operate in a little as 6.5 GB ...
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No free disk space

I have weird situation because Linux df command says that there is no free disk space [root@backup cache]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 72G ...
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Allow image upload - most efficient way?

In my site, I currently only allow users to import images from other sites rather than uploading it themselves. The main reason for this is because I don't have much storage space on my host ...
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Change the location of the System Temp directory on Windows 2003 Server

In order to update an application on a Windows 2003 Server box, the application calls for 2.0 GB of free space in the System's Temp directory. The OS is on C:\ , and there is only 1 GB of free space ...
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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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Disk space consumed

I have a very serious problem here in one of my client server. The remote server is installed with REDHAT ES 5.2 and we have a postgresql as database. I was trying to clone the database. The hard ...
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Is it safe to delete MSP files from c: drive on Windows 2008 Server?

I have a server (actually it's my development VM) that's quite space-limited, and a significant proportion of the c: drive is being used by Windows to store MSP files. A bit of searching has told me ...
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Out of disk space on 4GB partiton yet it's only using 2GB

I'm running Ubuntu and have had a problem where the root partition has run out of disk space. When I perform df -h I get the following: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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windows 2008 Cannot extend volume for c

I have a 150 GB hard drive on a windows 2008 server. 87 GB partition for D:\ 10 GB partition for C:\ I cannot extend/increase the partition for C:\ in the disk manager utility. as described here: ...
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Disk usage treemap software for headless Linux

There are some programs which can display used disk space using a treemap, such as WinDirStat for Windows and KDirStat for KDE/Linux: I'm looking for something similar, but for a headless Linux ...
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need to create space on CentOS - dev/md1 94% full

I have a CentOS Linux dedicated server that is sending me warning messages everyday that it is short on space. The Servers is CentOS Release 5.4 final running cPanel/WHM with fantastico and RVSkins ...
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Standard database backup procedures

I've been looking at the setup we've implemented for a hosted client, who has a database backed up several times per day (and the last week of backups always available). Say the backups require 20gb, ...
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GUI version of diskpart.exe or equivalent on Windows 2003 Server

I have a 95% OS X server shop..and just a handful of Windows servers I occasionally have to mess with... I need to resize some disks on a Windows 2003 box, and am looking for the equivalent of OS X's ...
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Overused server, what files to delete to create diskspace

Being cheap, I am after ideas to help clean up my 8G C: drive on a Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition. With just under 1G free, I need to free up more space to install service packs. I have ...
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Best method to track folder size growth over time?

I have a file server that has a pretty large folder tree. There's a shared folder, under that are 5 departmental folders. Nested inside of those are thousands of subfolders and files. I would like ...
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Command line tool to analyse disk space based on file types

Basically, I'm looking for something like Windirstat that works well on the command line and is easy to distribute over a network. I've tried sysinternals du (can't exclude/include file types), ...
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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 ...
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Checkpoint FW-1disk full

The logging filled the disk of the managment node. This cause the firewall nodes to start logging locally. After deleting some old logs, restarting the managment node logging is still being done ...
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how to use our existing mac pros as distributed storage?

I work in a lab that has to support some fairly processor-intensive user applications but basically has no need for local disk storage because we don't guarantee any kind of data persistence. However, ...
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What is the easiest way to get statistics on disk usage for my SQL Server database?

I have a SQL Server database with multiple hundreds of data tables in it, and I am looking for disk usage statistics, as it relates to each individual table. Is there a quick way to find this ...
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Server - clean up tool?

I have a Windows 2008 virtual server. Some how every week my server uses an extra 2 gigs and I do not know the reason. Are there any free utility tools that can scan a server and let you know whats ...
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What is the best tool for visualising hard drive usage on Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition)?

I've recently been tasked with cleaning up our Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition) server's website data folder. There are over 50 sites hosted on this particular box, so I'm looking for an easy way ...
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Clear data from iSeries server

I have an iSeries serve running Windows 2003 server - let's call the server EMERALD. EMERALD is out of disk space and I cannot remotely connect to the server. I have gone to the physical server and ...
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Ubuntu - /usr is full up, recommend anything in there I can delete?

A friend of mine partitioned his ubuntu system with /usr on a separate partition. That partition is now full. He can't use apt to install new software. Is there anything in /usr that he can safely ...
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MS SQL Server and “No Hard Drive Space Left”

Got a server running a document delivery system on it. The machine is running extremely poorly (Windows XP). I've checked the regular things, like doing a memtest (turned out fine) and trying to ...
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Unexpected space consumption

I have a problem. I run out of disk space all the time. I don't know exactly what files consume all the space. It seems that there are bunch of little files, so it's hard to find with du command. ...
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How can I give a SQL Server user permission to run one stored procedure and nothing else?

I need to be able to remotely monitor the disk space on a SQL 2005 server. To do this I need to give a sql server user the ability to run the following stored procedure: EXEC xp_fixeddrives; ...
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How can I find the amount of free disk space only using SQL Server?

I have a SQL (2005) server for which I need to monitor the amount of free disk space. It is not currently running a web server so a normal ASP/.Net monitor page won't work in this case. Is there any ...
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Opening Trace in SQL Server Profiler Using Disk Space

I've got a server set up with a smaller c: drive for applications and a huge d: for storage. I've recently run a SQL Server trace using SQL Server Profiler and stored the results to file on the d: ...
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Lazy disk backup for a ramdisk on Linux?

Quick and dirty summary: I want something like a write cache that drains only when the system isn't busy. I want something along the lines of this question ...