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Change Docker Volume storage location

Since nearly the beginning, I have used mount binds for persistent data with docker, as the official way of backing up a docker volume is to give it to another container to save it in a tar... Just ...
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How to resize partition to maximum size on Debian 8?

My question is how to resize partition on Debian 8 without losing any data? I have 90 GB partition but my disk has 150 GB space on VPS server, so 50 GB is free and I want to add this 50 GB without ...
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Is Cloud Best Practice To Still Have Multiple Disks (Volumes) For a Server?

In the old days of physical servers, it was considered good practice (at least at the places I have worked at) for a server to always have at least two disks (volumes) no matter how simple an ...
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So...an LSI SAS9211-8I, ARECA AR-1882IX-12 and some 12TB Hitachis walk into a bar

By the title of this I hope it's obvious that I'm trying to console myself with humor after the idiotic mistake I made last night. And I'm hoping that someone out might be able to verify a few things ...
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Simple way to dynamically increase volume size regularly

I have a pair of physical servers with 32TB of raw disk space each (4 * 8TB x 2) in a ZFS pool on Ubuntu. After formatting, I am currently at 86% used and my data volume is growing at a reasonably ...
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Find Windows VolumeId from FilePath

Problem I want to find the VolumeId that my file is on using the file path. The Best Solution That I Can Think Of The best way that I can think of accomplishing this is to query out via WMI/CIM all of ...
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resize ext4 volume in amazon linux server : Couldn't find valid filesystem superblock

I updated an EBS volume from 30Gb to 40Gb and I'm having hard time to extend it in the system: root@ip:/home/cpmuser# lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT loop0 7:0 0 55.4M ...
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Is there any risk to create an LVM group with two disks of different physical sector size?

I have two hard drives of different physical sector size. I would like to create an LVM volume group with them, however, when I do so with vgcreate, I get a warning telling me that the two disks have ...
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How do I recover a broken logical volume group?

I created a logical volume group for my xen VMs on a separate drive. I had them working perfectly. Then I accidentally unplugged the USB cable hosting my vg0. Now my VMs drives cannot be detected. I ...
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Recover LV from Cachepool

I have a RHEL VM which has 4 x 500GB disks attached to it from the host machine - which it serves from a 3-node RAID5 storage disk. I didn't build in redundancy on the LV layer, because the disks were ...
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Is VPS Disk Encryption pointless?

It's relatively straight-forward to create an encrypted storage volume (e.g. Like so: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-create-an-encrypted-file-system-on-a-digitalocean-block-...
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How to mount a mke2fs image file as a volume in kubernetes?

I am new to k8s, but have been exploring persistent volumes, and the ability to actually limit capacity is only in alpha stage, and needs to be manually enabled to work per: https://kubernetes.io/docs/...
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Deleting Spanned Volume on File Server between Disk 1 & Disk 2

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 and it is my file server and it auto syncs user's file every minute. I have 3 disks. The primary partition (Disk 0) and two others (Disk 1 & Disk 2). My question does ...
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Is it possible to join 2 disks together for daily increased files saving?

Now on my server, we have 20GB disk size. We use it for daily backup with this path: /var/lib/backup. Filesystem is on /vda. But it's small. It will be used out in future soon. So we added another ...
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CentOS volume group out of disk space

I am very inexperienced in Linux server administration and I got suck... I have a VM running under CentOS centos-release-7-6.1810.2.el7.centos.x86_64. On this VM I am running a test installation of an ...
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How to resize a volume in an instance on OpenStack?

check using volume from list openstack volume list set status to available to a volume openstack volume set --state available [volume id] resize the volume openstack volume set --size 40 [volume ...
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LVM after vgcfgrestore got: device-mapper: reload ioctl on (254:19) failed: No data available

Server have Thin LVM with a few volumes: vm-130-disk-0 - was deleted and need to be restored. vm-137-disk-0 - was NOT deleted. Trying to restore /etc/lvm/archive/pve_00336-2034680334.vg which ...
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How to temporarily mount a broken off mirror leg from a LVM partition

I mirrored my filesystem onto 3 drives using LVM mirror. I broke off one of it's legs, by simply unplugging an external drive, before upgrading Ubuntu to 19.10. So I started the upgrade, but having ...
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Linux + docker container folder that mounted to OS volume + how to know the real limited size

inside the docker-compose.yml we configured the following volume image: confluentinc/cp-kafka:latest volumes: - /grid/kafka-data:/var/lib/kafka/data . docker-compose ps Name ...
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Unable to create cloud KMS encrypted PVC in GCP: googleapi: Error 400: Invalid resource usage

I'm trying to set up CMEK in my cluster as per the details mentioned here: https://cloud.google.com/kubernetes-engine/docs/how-to/dynamic-provisioning-cmek#dynamically_provision_an_encrypted I have ...
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Dynamic PVC/storage class encryption in GCP

I'm trying to create PVC which has the storage class encrypted. These PVCs are created dynamically. As per this link- https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/storage/storage-classes/#gce-pd for AWS EBS, ...
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Elasticsearch pods cant get volume

I used the official elasticsearch helm chart onto my GKE cluster. However, the pods cannot start with the error: pod has unbound immediate PersistentVolumeClaims. I can see that the persistent volume ...
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Docker volume from my laptop to Persistent volume on Google Cloud Kubernetes

A docker image running on my laptop with docker volume folder myVolume inside it bounded to a folder on my desktop ( can be any directory on host machine) Desktop-Volume : docker run -it -v ~/...
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Why Extend Volume is Grayed Out in Server 2012R2?

As seen in the screenshot, I can't expand my Basic Disk2 for Data2 Volume (F:). This is Server 2012R2 Virtual Machine, Unallocated space of 1TB was added to the VM Disk2 from vCenter Datastore. I ...
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Postgresql - Stops listening after mounting volume to data directory

I have a temporary need for a 180GB postgresql database. For costs sake, I have this on a cheap 40GB disk server and I want to mount a 200GB volume to the postgresql data directory. My problem: ...
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Docker Compose WP permissions

I've a docker compose creating a WP container. The container has a more recent version of WP than the one I'm trying to import, so WP ask me to update the database and some folders. The update process ...
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Proxmox: how to access a ZFS volume directly through guest?

That may sound like a strange use case, but is there a way to access a ZFS volume directly through an LXC container or a Qemu VM with Proxmox? I'd like to have incremental backups pushed to my guest ...
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No extents available for allocation

I have a VG consisting of 4 physical drives. I'm trying to rearrange the data such that I can remove one of the drives from the VG. Despite having moved the majority of the data to all the spare (...
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Expand existing data partition of raid volume to max volume size w/o data loss

I'm using an Areca ARC-1220 raid controller with 8x4TB HDDs (RAID-6). Initially, I had 2 volumes (à 12 TB, all data). My plan was to merge both volumes into one single volume. I deleted volume 2 (...
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Unable to create new simple volume. C:\Windows\inf - Not default?

Windows Server 2008 R2. When I attempt to create a new "simple volume" in Disk Management (or even Diskpart), the operations hangs and eventually end up with this error: However, before the error ...
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What are $Extend\$Deleted file system entries and how do I get rid of them?

I'd like to shrink an NTFS data partition on one of my servers. Unfortunately, it has an "unmovable file" located at an inconvenient position. Here is the relevant event log entry: A volume shrink ...
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WDS/MDT server - remoteinstall folder on network share or local volume?

I'd like to get this right now. In setting up WDS, I'm getting errors pointing to a mapped network drive and I'm wondering if I should just provision a local volume for this WDS/MDT virtual machine. ...
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Vgextend : "device excluded by a filter"

I am at a new internship and I am asked to extend a volume group, seemed fine : vgextend [my_group] /dev/sdb But now I get an error message telling me : Device /dev/sdb excluded by a filter` ...
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extend file system size on cloud server

On my 1and1 root cloud server I'm trying to extend my file system size after an upgrade. I should have 120gb instead of 70gb. I'm not very experienced with filesystem extending I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.3 ...
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Download EBS volume or snapshot to file

Is there any way to dump/save EBS volume/snapshot to file or mount it to local Linux file-system? I found only this old thread and this script which intends to save it via S3 and doesn't seem very ...
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How to mount volume with specific UID in Kubernetes Pod?

So, I'm trying to get Nexus running based off of this image in Kubernetes, but it's failing with: mkdir: cannot create directory '../sonatype-work/nexus3/log': Permission denied mkdir: cannot create ...
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Trying to identify and expand CentOS root partition

I help out a company halfway across the country with maintaining their website and web server running on CentOS 7. The root partition keeps running out of disk space and crashing the server, so they ...
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What replaced vol_id in Debian 9.x "stretch"?

I was reading this link and tried the vol_id command. From my research, it was part of the udev package, and I see it was removed long ago. What replaced vol_id in Debian 9.x "stretch"? As a bonus ...
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How to get disk number from volume map point?

I am trying to get disk number of particular volume. This volume is mapped into filepath instead of drive letter. I am able to get uniqueid of volume from Get-volume cmdlet $Volumepath = 'C:\...
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New dynamic volume (loop) missed after restart centos

I have Centos on my physical drive. new volume created like commands below: dd if=/dev/zero of=cinder-volumes bs=1 count=0 seek=50G losetup /dev/loop3 cinder-volumes fdisk /dev/loop3 n p 1 ENTER ...
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linux + how to rename the current volume group

we have redhat linux 7.2 version my current partition is /dev/mapper/rh7-home 36G 33M 26G 1% /home so how to replace the volume group from: /dev/mapper/rh7-home 36G 33M 26G 1% /...
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Infomaniak Unmanaged Cloud Server increase partition size without data loss

I recently asked Infomaniak to increase size of allocated (available) disk space from 100 to 250GB. But after reboot, on Ubuntu (16.04 Server) when I run df -h I see my volume still at 100GB size. ...
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shrinking EBS volume that used as root [duplicate]

I have an EBS volume that is 800GB and I am using only 5GB of this. I want to shrink it but AWS doesn't support this, after a bit of a research, I have found that I can mount both volumes and rsync ...
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"Logical volume in use" -- cannot remove logical volume

On a Xen 4.8 hypervisor, running on Debian Stretch, I am trying to remove the logical volume of a domU that is no longer used. I stopped the domU and successfully removed the logical volume for the ...
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Unable to create volume group

Im trying to create a volume but get the below error. p@prem-ubuntu:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 7.6G 4.0K 7.6G 1% /dev tmpfs ...
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How to use backup MySQL files files on a volume instead of default

I have a server hosted on Scaleway with multiple staging sites on. I accidentally archived the server instead of turning it off which means the MySQL data for my websites is currently stored in /mnt/...
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Protect mounted Bitlocker drive from other users

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine where I have created a VHD disk that is stored on my Desktop. That disk is encrypted by Bitlocker. However when I mount the disk and enter the encryption password, ...
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How to map logical disks to physical disks and partitions in SCCM?

I need to query System Center Configuration Manager (current branch, version 1606) for information about the disks, partitions and volumes of client computers. However, there doesn't seem to be any ...
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Extending a logical volume , stealing from others

So I've been messing about with OpenStack and noticing that the cinder-volume which is created is only 20GB. I need to increase it ( or alteast I'm 99% certain i do :) ) Was looking around on the ...
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Enterprise Linux: /scratch is mounted on a LV but the LV doesn't shown when running lvs

Took over a few Oracle Linux VMs from another team and found this weird situation. The /scratch is mounted on a logical volume according to them, but seems that the system is having some error and the ...
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