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Why my AWS volume size is different from the actual size?

It's very wried to see my actual disk size is much less than the actual size. From the information, looks this disk is not be partitioned. I have no idea why the actual size is 20G but disk size is ...
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Volumes and VOLUME: Does a path have to exist in both places?

If I'm going to run nginx like so: docker run -i -t -p 80:80 \ -v /docker/dev:/dev \ -v /docker/var/www:/var/www \ -v /docker/var/log/nginx:/var/log/nginx \ -v /docker/etc/nginx:/etc/nginx \ --name ...
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Recover lost volume group in hp ux 11 v2

The disk containing operating system (vg00) has failed. I tried to install the operating system on a new disk and I want to restore other volume group (vg01 and vg02) on two disks that contain data.
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How do I replace the root filesystem (ext4) with a new one in LVM with one which has more inodes?

I have a few systems which have been running over a decade in a cluster on SLES 10 (now long past EOL). We're migrating to CentOS 6 64-bit. I got everything done but the final data syncs, and lo and ...
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Windows Spanned Volume data recovery possible? Technical advice only please

I am setting up a storage solution in Windows where I wish to utilize the space on multiple physical drives and have them recognized as a single drive letter. I do not wish to do anything that places ...
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Automatically mount drives when debian server reboots

I have a Debian server (which is a AWS EC2 Instance) and I have multiple AWS volumes attached to the server, which are all mounted in /mnt. However if I ever reboot the server (which happens whenever ...
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windows 2003 extend dynamic system boot volume without losing data

Ok, I know there are many topics on this but I just need clear cut answer. Simply, how do I extend C:\ up to end of unallocated space WITHOUT DATA LOSS? I've done my research and MS KB says you ...
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/dev/sda1 not in a volume group, and vgextend doesn't work

I've got several virtual machines which I access through a VMWare vSphere client (v 5.1.0). One ran out of space and I'm trying to give it some more space. What I've done so far: - Increased ...
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How to change Volumegroup PE size

I am trying to increase the PE size of one of my Volume groups. I mistakenly set it as 4M to start when it should have been 32M . When I try to change the size I get vgchange -s 32M the_vol New ...
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what's the difference between a Volume and a Partition in Windows 7 diskpart [closed]

I was trying to follow the Intel guide for setting up iRST (Intel Rapid Start Technology) on my new laptop. The Intel manual says you need to create a *Volume that is as big or bigger than your ...
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Logical Volume Recovery

I have a machine with 180 or so logical volumes as well as an OS partition that were wiped out with a format when reinstalling centOS6. I made a terrible mistake, not being familiar with the interface ...
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Are there any significant differences between raid volume and partitions?

I have an option to create a single raid volume and partition it in the OS, or create multiple raid volumes (one for each partition)? What are the performance or access time differences between two? ...
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Creating a snapshot of an attached EBS volume is not working

I'm trying to create a snapshot of an 8GB volume attached to another instance whose device is named sdh5. I originally created this volume myself and mounted it as an ext4 filesystem. Now I'm trying ...
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How to use “Instance Store Volumes” storage in Amazon EC2?

According to AWS I got 850 GB storage with the Medium EC2 server. But when i create an Amazon Linux AMI, I am unable to use the 850 GB provided. While creating it does show in Storage Device ...
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Shared volume for data (multiple MDF) and another shared volume for logs (multiple LDF)

I have 3 instances of SQL Server 2008, each on different machines with multiple databases on each instance. I have 2 separate LUNS on my SAN for MDF and LDF files. The NDX and TempDB files run on the ...
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which mail server is better suited for high volume? [closed]

I'm planning out a project (web/mobile app) that would require a mail server that could handle hundreds of thousands connections per hour (both IMAP/POP and SMTP) and has the ability to interface ...
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How to verify that a physical volume is encrypted? (Ubuntu 10.04 w/ LUKS) [closed]

I am very new to LUKS. During installation, I tried to set up an encrypted physical volume so that everything underneath it would be encrypted. I chose "Use as: physical volume for encryption," the ...
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Resize Logical Volume Group

Hi ServerFault Community. To this volume group: --- Volume group --- VG Name virtual-machines System ID Format lvm2 Metadata Areas 1 ...
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Volume name changes automatically

I have 5 HDDs, /dev/sd[abcde]. After reboot my system volume is sometimes /dev/sda and sometimes /dev/sde. How can I fix this so that's always the same?
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solaris + vxprint + mirror for rootvol & rootdisk7vol not exist

I run the vxprint -g rootdg on my Solaris machine (HW- NETRA T2000) As we see here - rootvol & rootdisk7vol has missing lines (swapvol is OK) How to fix the rootvol & rootdisk7vol in order ...
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What is extent size in volume groups? [closed]

What is extent size in volume groups? I have a very small volume, like 5mb, I need to set an appropriate extent size, but I do not know what it is.
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iSCSI target volume does not show on Windows 7 iSCSI Initiator

I have a Windows VPS sitting in a DC and another Linux box sitting in another data centre. My Windows VPS (running on Windows 7 64 bit) have a small hard drive and cost a lot to upgrade, and the Linux ...
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can't recover LVM volume: Please specify a *single* volume group to restore

I'm trying to recover a deleted LVM volume but can't see to get the syntax right. Running the following command gives me a list of backed up LVM volumes: root@usaxen02:[~]$ vgcfgrestore -l ...
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Can I access a ZFS Volume as if it were a file?

Ok... sounds like a strange question, but bear with me. Can I access a ZFS volume as if it were a file? Specifically, can I share a ZFS volume as a file over NFS? Here's what I'm doing: I have ZFS ...
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Bad to Detach AWS EBS volume before Unmounting?

I've attached a snapshot of another volume to a test Instance on AWS. Both instances run Ubuntu Lucid. I've tried to unmount the test instance but it's claiming that the device is busy. I think ...
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unique identifier for solaris volume

How to get a unique identifier UUID for a solaris volume meta device? I want the unique id like RID in veritas volume manager in solaris.
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What is the progression of performance degradation on large RAID volumes as percentage used increases?

I understand that performance degrades with single disk volumes and small RAID volumes as the volumes fill up. Some admins say that they perceive slowdowns at 80% and use that as a general rule of ...
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S3 backup: bucket vs. volume

I've inherited a project that has been pushing encrypted (GPG) DB backups via a backup script to an S3 bucket. That's all been well and good, but now that bootable EBS instances (where the project ...
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How can you re-allocate space from one Volume Group to another Volume Group in Linux?

How can you re-allocate space from one Volume Group to another Volume Group in Linux? Both volume groups exist on the same physical drive and are split evenly, let say 50G each. I'd like to shrink one ...
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How do I eject an encrypted disk while Postgres is running on Mac OS X? [closed]

I've created an encrypted volume with TrueCrypt that is currently mounted on Mac OS X (v10.6.6). I have moved both MySQL and Postgres (v8.4) data to my encrypted volume and created symlinks to them. ...
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How do you map an AWS volume to a Windows EC2 drive letter?

In my Windows EC2 instance I have 3 drive: C, D, and E. C: 30 GB D: 1 GB E: 1 GB In my AWS console, I have the following volumes: vol-e0059988 (1 GB) vol-ec059984 (1 GB) vol-ea059982 (30 GB) ...
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Difference betwen logical disk and volume in windows OS?

So what is the difference ? If I use diskpart tool then they talking about volumes (list volume, select volume, ...). But If I use WMI then there is win32_logicalDisk class. Please explain, thank ...
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creating and mounting a logical volume

I don't know if my question makes any sense. I have never tried this sort of thing before. What I would like to do is create one logical volume spanning multiple physical partitions like /dev/sdb1, ...
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How do I shrink an EBS volume on Windows Server 2008?

I have a Windows Server 2008 instance on EC2. I need to shrink one of the drives (non-root) to a certain amount. Is there are well defined way of doing it? Thanks
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In UEC, created volume appears, disappears, why?

I've installed UEC and got it up and running but when I create a volume and attach it to an instance it appears and disappears. and in my instance I can't seem to see it using sudo fdisk -l thanks in ...
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NAS: Multiple small volumes vs. one large volume

We have a volume on the NAS (NetApp filer) that we use for department shares. We just received requests to create several other shares which we do not have space for in the current volume (300GB). We ...
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extend/shrink LVM between different volume groups

Bear with me on this one, since I'm pretty new to LVM. I have a server with about 5 LVM's on them. They consist of 5PV, using their own VG's and their own corresponding LV's. My issue is, I'm ...
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individual license to volume license [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? My company has about 100 computer each using individual licenses for Microsoft Office and Windows. We are looking to ...
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Anyone had any issues getting a disk to start on a Walrus storage sytem?

I'm trying to get a Eucalyptus system up and running and have managed to get the cloud controller and node controller running fine, with an instance running in the cloud system, but without any ...
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How to share a volume between VM in ESX 4?

I want to access a single volume from vmware ESX4 vms, in three ESX hosts with datastores in an Equallogic PS6000 SAN. I know how to manage the datas (through a cluster filesystem), but I cannot seems ...
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Copy Network Volume configuration among Linux systems

I have several standalone Debian Linux (Lenny) systems. As it stands now, all of the systems are configured with a generic login account. This login account has a network volume that connects to a ...
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Volume Rebuild Failure after disk replacement in HP MSA1500/MSA20

I have a historically flaky MSA1500 with 2xMSA20 enclosures attached. Recently a disk failed in one of the enclosures. The LCD display reports that interim state recovery for all volumes was ...
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Dell PowerEdge server acoustic noise

I'm currently searching for a server to put in my office. The mains specifications for this server is to make the less acoustic noise as possible and be rackable. I already tried an HP DL360 G3 and ...