O'Reilly logo

vCenter Troubleshooting by Chuck Mills

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Resolving low and no space problems

Running low or actually running completely out of space on the disk in the vCenter environment (Windows-based or appliance) can cause some big problems. Monitoring your system for your disk space amounts, along with many other resource items, will prevent major headaches.

Low space problems

If you find you are low on disk space and are using the embedded database in the VCSA, you can increase your disk space using these steps:

  1. Shutting down the VCSA is optional.
  2. Add the new hard disk with the size you think you need for the VCSA.
  3. Now, power on the VCSA.
  4. Log in to the VCSA using the console or SSH.
  5. The following command is used to list the disk:
    fdisk -lu
    

    You can see this command executed in the following screenshot: ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required