Friday, September 25, 2015

How to Fix /storage/core filesystem Out of Disk Space Error on VCSA 6.0U1

How to fix the error of "The /storage/core filesystem is out of disk space or inodes"

Step 1: Login to the new VCSA 6.0U1 HTML5 web client. https://ip address:5480

Step 2: Enable SSH and Bash Shell

Step 3: Login as root and type "shell" at Command> shell

Step 4: df -h (Check if it's out of space)

/dev/mapper/core_vg-core               50G   50G     0 100% /storage/core

Step 5: Stop the services of VCSA: 

hostname: # service vmware-vpxd stop
hostname: # service vmware-vpxd status (make sure it is stopped)

Step 6:  cd /storage/core

Step 7: rm -rf *.tgz (be this in the wrong directory and you will be retrieving from a backup.)

Step 8: service vmware-vpxd restart

Step 9: history -c

Step 10: Refresh the browser (https://ip address:5480). Now it's all green