Google Cloud (GCP) Specific Management
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Increasing the Data or Archive Pool Size


CTERA recommends changing the storage with the help of CTERA Support.

To increase the storage:

  1. For each CTERA Portal instance you have installed, stop CTERA Portal services, by doing the following:
    1. Open an SSH session to the CTERA Portal instance.
    2. Log in as root user.
    3. Run the command to stop the CTERA Portal services: stop
  2. Log in to your Google Cloud Platform as a user with rights to deploy images and create virtual machines and storage.
  3. Select the project from the Select a project drop-down.
  4. Click Compute Engine > VM instances in the navigation menu.
  5. Click the CTERA Portal virtual machine and then click Stop.
  6. Log in as root over SSH to the CTERA Portal server with the data pool or archive pool to increase.
  7. For the data pool, run the following: xfs_growfs /usr/local/lib/ctera
    For the archive pool, run the following: resize_db_archive_pool
  8. For each CTERA Portal instance, starting from the CTERA Portal main database and proceeding to the application servers, start CTERA Portal services.
    1. Log in as root user to each CTERA Portal server over SSH.
    2. Run the following command to start the portal services: start

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