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how to knwo which VHD is which?

Posted on 2016-08-03
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on a vcentre appliance:

11 VHDs showing in the client.

putty output:

Filesystem                            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda3                              11G  4.1G  6.2G  40% /
udev                                  4.0G  164K  4.0G   1% /dev
tmpfs                                 4.0G   36K  4.0G   1% /dev/shm
/dev/sda1                             128M   41M   81M  34% /boot
/dev/mapper/core_vg-core               25G  173M   24G   1% /storage/core
/dev/mapper/log_vg-log                9.9G  213M  9.2G   3% /storage/log
/dev/mapper/db_vg-db                  9.9G  340M  9.1G   4% /storage/db
/dev/mapper/dblog_vg-dblog            5.0G  283M  4.4G   6% /storage/dblog
/dev/mapper/seat_vg-seat              9.9G  163M  9.2G   2% /storage/seat
/dev/mapper/netdump_vg-netdump       1001M   18M  932M   2% /storage/netdump
/dev/mapper/autodeploy_vg-autodeploy  9.9G  151M  9.2G   2% /storage/autodeploy
/dev/mapper/invsvc_vg-invsvc          5.0G  178M  4.5G   4% /storage/invsvc

id like to increase the two 40 & 30% disks.
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Sorry, just to make sure I understand you... what you want to make is increase the disks /dev/sda3 e /dev/sda1 ? If yes, look at the virtual machine settings for virtual hard disk with sizes ~11GB and ~128MB? Anyway, what is the purpose for extend that disks ? Because if you're running out of space you should first identify the reason. And let me know the exact version of your vCenter Server Appliance.
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yes, but they dont match up in terms of size..
last 2x appliances ran out of space..
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 250 total points
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you can use

lsblk

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to show the mappings to the disks.

lsscsi

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and if you check this article, you can see the relationships between VMDKS (we don't use VHDs in VMware vSphere)

http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2015/03/multiple-vmdks-in-vcsa-6-0.html

and yes the disks do get full, and need expanding.
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