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Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

  • 1.  Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Tue March 02, 2021 03:49 AM
    Edited by PHANENDRA RAO CHAVANA Tue March 02, 2021 03:53 AM
    HI everyone,

    I have started installed Guardium CM/Aggregator() with 64 gb RAM, 8 core cpu and 2 tb hard disk.
    Am facing var partition still needs 50 gb more. kindly see below screenshots and help me. Very urgent

    During installation got below error;

    Then we proceeded giving manually as shown below:


    followed by;

    post above screen, installation ended successfully:
    Once we login to the console got below error.

    Please help me with below error, its very urgent

    Thanks,
    Panendar Rao.C

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    PHANENDRA RAO CHAVANA
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  • 2.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Tue March 02, 2021 07:42 AM

    Since the system is just installed , the var partition should not be full yet.    This ia a warning message , not error,  To fix it, try to mount a storage with min 250GB,    and swap the new storage with /var



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  • 3.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Tue March 02, 2021 07:57 AM

    To replace /var partion but  preserve the content inside /var:

    1.) Find the new raw partition
        fdisk -l
       lsblk

    2.) For example if the new disk is /dev/xvdc 
 fdisk /dev/xvdc
           Enter m, p ,w
    3.) Format the new partition
          mkfs.ext3 /dev/xvdc
    4.) Replace new /var with old but preserve content inside /var
          mkdir /perfdisk
          mount /dev/xvdc /perfdisk
          yum install rsync
          rsync -agxP  /var/* /perfdisk
          mv  /var/ /var.old
         umount /perfdisk
         mkdir -p /var
         mount /dev/xvdc  /var
         rm -rf /var.old



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  • 4.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Wed March 03, 2021 04:44 AM
    Looks like you have an existing Linux installation on your disk and the available space is not enough to give you a /var partition of the right size. Do you need the existing Linux installation? If not then you can choose "option 1" in the "Autopartitioning Options" screen to replace the existing installation which should give you enough space. I can't see any reason why you would want to keep another Linux installation on the same disk as a production Guardium installation so this is the most likely solution. 

    Good luck

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    Femi Adalemo
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  • 5.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Wed March 03, 2021 09:43 AM
    Hi Panendar.

    You should use the ISO image that ends with "auto" in the name.  This will create the partitions automatically.  You will also avoid headaches with future patches that may not install if you have custom partitioning.





  • 6.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Thu March 04, 2021 09:42 PM
    HI Daniel,

    Thanks for your information. We don't want to keep existing installation and it is an empty VM we booted.
    If I go with first option: Replace existing linux system(s) option

    what about below one? which option should we go for below screenshot?


    Please suggest

    Thanks,
    Panendar Rao.C

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  • 7.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Fri March 05, 2021 04:49 AM
    Daniel's advice on using the Auto DVD is the way to go.
    If however for some reason you would like to use the non-auto DVD then you should do the following:
    Choose standard partitioning and choose the option to create your own partition scheme 
    Try the following partition scheme for G11 Aggregator making sure to create the partitions in the order below: 
    DISK      SIZE                          MOUNT        DEV TYPE       FILE SYSTEM
    sda1       0.5GB                        /boot/efi        Standard          EFI
    sda2       0.5GB                        /boot             Standard          ext4
    sda3       25GB                         /                    Standard          ext4
    swap      Half RAM +4GB         swap             Standard          swap
    sda5       Rest of space            /var                Standard          ext4

    Make sure the all the device types are "standard"
    Make sure all file systems are ext4 except swap and EFI which should be default
    I've successfully used this format to create aggregators that can be upgraded.

    For a collector, try the structure below:
    DISK      SIZE                          MOUNT        DEV TYPE       FILE SYSTEM
    sda1       0.5GB                        /boot/efi        Standard          EFI
    sda2       0.5GB                        /boot             Standard          ext4
    sda3       25GB                         /                    Standard          ext4
    swap      Half RAM +4GB         swap             Standard          swap
    sda5      Rest (Max 1.9TB)      /var                Standard          ext4


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    Femi Adalemo
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  • 8.  RE: Guardium CM/Aggregator installation issue for /Var partition

    Posted Fri March 05, 2021 05:50 AM
    Hi Everyone,

    I just reduced disk from 2 TB to 1.9 TB and installed Guardium Auto DVD ISO. It installed successfully.

    Million Thanks for all your answers.

    Thanks,
    Panendar Rao.C

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