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Questions tagged [disk-space-utilization]

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df not showing subdirectories, only “multiple” parent directory

For example, we have directory structure: Root Directory Directory #1 Subdirectory #1 Subdirectory #2 Subdirectory #3 Directory #2 Directory #3 Now I'm using df -h to check disk usage but: ...
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Drive space maynot be showing correct values

The monitoring system we use shows several servers, related to the same application servers, are out of disk space. The application owner stated they cleared Gigs of data but this change was not ...
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How to update vSphere inventory remotely after resizing disk with vmkfstools?

after successfully resized a disk with : vmkfstools --datacenter x --vihost esx42 --server vc1.example.com --username me \ -X 25G -d eagerzeroedthick /vmfs/volumes/FOOBAR/FOOBAR.vmdk Now, how can I ...
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shell script to list directories in decreasing order of disk usage

I am looking for a shell script for Ubuntu Server that lists the disk usage of directories in a decreasing order. It should not list subfolders (recursively). The behaviour should be similar to the ...
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Server space issue : how to merge drives

my server is having space issue below is what is see when using df -h, my space of /dev/m2 is getting fulled say 99% frequently and it causes issue with my sessions and all , i want merge /dev/m3 with ...
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BTRFS, out of space, but there is plenty of space

I am facing No space left on BTRFS. What I already tried myself: After remount RW: btrfs filesystem resize max /mnt/hdd I ran balance (for weeks ;-) ) with different parameters btrfs balance start /...
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DRBD: Where am I losing 13% of disk space?

I have 2 DRBD based storage clusters. And I am somehow not able to utilize 13% of the underlying disk space. The disk in both configs is sda4 Server1: sda4 size: 859G, drbd0 size:788G, drbd0 space ...
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Deduplication Savings differs a lot between same two volumes

I run this robocopy command to copy all data from the existing volume to my new volume which will replace the old one in the near future: robocopy I:\ E:\ /E /COPYALL /PURGE /MIR /B /R:1 /W:1 /XD "...
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Find files or directories that consume my disk

I have twin server they are made from the same google cloud images. tunnel1 I had flushed the log files and disk space has been claimed back tunnel2 I did the same thing, but it does not get me back ...
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ExFat flash disk pen drive works well on my Mac, but I/O on Linux

I formatted a usb flash pen with ExFat file system. I did it on my Mac computer and on it it worked flawlessly. However, on my Linux it doesn't: the files can't be read or created, even though I can ...
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Server disk is full - /dev/mapper/system-lv_dados

I was trying to replace the MariaDB by MySQL on my server. But it happens it won't let me complete the task due to lack of space. pxl0hosp0048:/ # df -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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Does logrotate check diskspace before rotating a logfile?

I am trying to figure out how logrotate work regarding disk space but not able to figure it out? Scenario: Let say I have 2GB of the log file and free disk space is also 2 GB, does logrotate first ...
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increase root partition for linux?

My problem : my root path is full $ df -H Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 17G 0 17G 0% /dev tmpfs 3.4G 170M 3.2G 6% /run /dev/md1 21G ...
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Resize Ubuntu /dev/sda1 partition in vmware

I recently started using an appliance vm, I noticed that the /dev/sda1 partition has about 55% already. I changed the size of the virtual hard disk from 10gig to 100gig so I'm looking to expand the ...
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Is it possible to set quotas buy group?

We are running a Windows Server 2012r2 RDS environment, we have multiple tenants common drive mapped to the same physical disk. Is it possible to set quotas per security group instead of user? We don'...
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Cyrus - Fix quota usage

I have a mail infrastructure running on Cyrus (2.5.10), Postfix (2.7.1) and Perdition (1.19). Recently many users have been complaining about their quota usage being displayed wrongly. When trying ...
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Virtualbox disk in CentOS mount/format issue

I mounted a second (VDI Virtualbox fixed size) disk to CentOS. Both disks are now ± 100GB. CentOS is complaining my disk is full, when I had a look it looks like I didn't use the second disk, but ...
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how to remove a project id from xfs project quota?

I successfully use xfs project (or directory) quota. However I just discovered that I am unable to remove quota information once I don't need it anymore. For example, I had 3 projects with project id ...
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ideas needed - cut the smb connection when disk full

Hello sometimes we are having issues like when some misbehaving user copies files to a server via admin share or other share and he causes disk drive to fill and a p1 ticket be created by monitoring. ...
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Xenserver: How to see local storage disk space used on command line?

Background: I'm running a mixed VMware and XenServer cluster with ESXi 6 and XenServer 6 and 7 systems, hosting Windows and Linux VMs. Everything is running free/unlicensed, so I have built my own ...
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is it safe to delete /var/spool/mail/root

There is a specific server in the company I work that uses sendmail to send multiple emails to sendgrid. The file /var/spool/mail/root is about 4.9 GB, which is taking more than 50% of the disk usage. ...
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Zabbix graph not showing disk usage

So, I am using Zabbix to monitor my server. At / file system I have 63 GB free. So I wanted to fake a huge file on that directory to see if the Zabbix graphs would correctly show that the used space ...
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Reserving free space in LVM thin pool for admin VM

My goal is a default configuration for LVM thin-provisioning that is flexible enough to reserve a safety margin for one admin VM LV (VolA) versus user LVs (VolU1, VolU2, VolU3 ...) even if various ...
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Saturation of /tmp partition, df and du commands show different results [duplicate]

When I check my partitions space with df -h command i notice that my /tmp partition is full (between 90% and 100%), but when i'm looking into the /tmp partition with du -sh command I notice that there ...
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Cannot detect who is taking a lot of disk space on Centos

I am running out of disk space on a server where I am running tomcat with one Java application. No database on this machine. I am using CentOS Linux 7 (Core) with Kernel: Linux 3.10.0-514.26.2.el7....
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Cannot track down the large size file/direcotry under /root

OS: RHEL 6.9 Problem My file system /dev/mapper/vg_rayruhsso-lv_root that is mounted on / has no available size. # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/...
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Ceph is full but disk is almost empty

I have a ceph cluster with 2 nodes and 3 osd's each. Each osd is on one partion on a 8TB disk. The server is limited in amount of disk so I even have system on the same disks. On install I used ...
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mdadm/ext4 chunk size on raid 1

Sorry for my noob question. I have a raid 1 system on mdadm in Debian, with the resulting partition formatted as ext4. Looking at the resulting share in Windows, it reports: Size: 618GB Size on disk:...
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Setting Low Disk Space Alerts on Windows Server 2008 for specific partition

Based on this question, I need a similair solution for myself (I used Mark Pettibone's answer), however I want to limit it to only specific partitions. I imagine I have to use something different for ...
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limit disk space used by vps

I got a VPS on Debian and I often tend to run into an issue with disk space. I got a huge error log generated or a huge backup etc and I max out the disk space and that causes mysql to stop working. ...
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Low disk space truncate

When you have a low disk situation with a log file taking up some GB and you have no disk space left what is the best course of action without losing any of logs? Things I tried was to mv the log ...
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Unable to create new directories or mysql table as root - quota error?

I recently updated an ubuntu 14 box to version 16.04. Everything appeared to go smoothly, however now I am unable to create any new mysql tables. I'm signed into the ubuntu box as root and mysql as ...
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Expand full virtual debian disk to use empty space

I have a virtual server running Debian 8 with a completely full primary disk. I have expanded the "physical" hard drive through my hypervisor, but I can't figure out how to expand the primary ...
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Force initialization of dynamically expanding VHDX

Let's say we have 64GB of Dynamically Expanding VHDX. After installing the OS, the "dynamically initialized" space is something around 10GB. Now, I know that I'm gonna need about 25GB more space - e.g....
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Server 2012 R2 System Disk Full (Unknown File)

The other day the system disk filled up due to IIS log files. There were massive log files associated with the default web site. I cleared these logs and disabled logging, the disk had plenty of ...
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du -h and df -h are way off

I've read all others threads that have a similar issue but mine sims to be a bit different. Here is the deal: CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) running on KVM. $ sudo du -h -d 1 130G . $ df ...
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Space used by /home does not match df -h [duplicate]

I am seeing a big constant increase in the space amount taken in the /home directory df -h says: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md2 127G 52G 70G 43% /home However,...
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Unexplained massive rmagick temporarily file

Problem We recently ran into a situation whereby some of our server instances were suddenly running out of disc space, evidenced by below graph: The reason for running out of disc space is a single /...
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How to free up disk space in root directory? [closed]

df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 1.9G 12K 1.9G 1% /dev tmpfs 391M 1.2M 389M 1% /run /dev/sda6 19G 17G 597M 97% / none 4....
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zfs wrong space usage

I have a backup server with ZFS (Ubuntu 16.04; 32GB RAM, 4x6TB HDD, raidz2). Recently I've found the problem with space available. # zpool list -v NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE EXPANDSZ FRAG CAP ...
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Centos 7 Extend partition with unallocated space

I have centos 7 server (CentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 (Core)) When I was updated my server I saw error you need extra space. But I had 20GB disk on server when I check disk spaces I saw only 4.5GB ...
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VMware Hard Disk is full, cannot start - what to do?

One of our hosts disks is full, and I don't want to delete anything - as there anything we can do so it starts again? ESXi Shell
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Any suggestions on recovering from a 100% utilized vSAN?

I am seeking suggestions and comments on how to recover from a 100% full vSAN (without the obvious, reset to factory option). I have an 8 node ESXi cluster which runs entirely on a vSAN backing. Due ...
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Is there a standard tool to trim cache directories?

I want to run a cron job that removes old entries in a cache directory, so that its total size is reduced to a certain amount of bytes. I've concocted this one line shell command, but I was wondering: ...
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How to 're-balance' data in zfs? (Make sure the data is spread amongst all striped mirrors)

Using a striped mirror (Raid 10) as an example, if two disks are expanded to four, how can the data from the two disks be 're-balanced' (spread out) amongst the two mirrors? That is, how can the ...
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Ubuntu thinks disk is full, df says disk usage is at 100% but also says 132G/400G is in use [duplicate]

Other applications are saying the disk is full as well, any ideas? Here's the output from df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/simfs 400G 132G 714M 100% / none ...
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Increase rpool size on Solaris 11.3 ESXi Virtual Machine

I'm trying to run updates on my Solaris 11.3 server but I am unable to because there isn't enough space on my rpool. I've tried deleting log files and other useless stuff but it's not enough. ...
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Can I get the “Active Time Percentage” of the physical drives programmatically?

How can I get the "Highest Active Time" of the drives programmatically? I can see it on Resources Monitor, but I want to get it programmatically with a script (VBScript, Batch) or application, so I ...
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My disk free space in ubuntu has been stolen

This is output after i run df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/vda1 30G 19G 9.1G 68% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 487M 4....
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Ubuntu quota format not supported in kernel

I was trying implement disk user and group quotas at Google Compute Engine with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but till now i'm unsuccessful. Quota allows you to specify limits on two aspects of disk storage: the ...