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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 Azure portal and in the main Azure portal menu, click Virtual machines.
  3. Select the CTERA Portal virtual machine and then click Stop.
  4. Click Settings > Disks in the navigation pane.
    The disks attached to the virtual machine are displayed.
  5. Click the disk to enlarge and then click Settings > Size + performance in the navigation pane..
  6. In the Custom disk size (GiB) field, enter the new size for the disk and click Save.
  7. Under Virtual machines select the CTERA Portal virtual machine and then click Start.
  8. Log in as root to your CTERA Portal server over SSH.
  9. For the data pool, run the following: resize_storage
    For the archive pool, run the following: resize_db_archive_pool
  10. 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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