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Out of space in the /var partition, need to increase the size of the /var partition

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Article ID: 243513

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Products

Data Loss Prevention Data Loss Prevention Enforce Data Loss Prevention Oracle Standard Edition 2

Issue/Introduction

DLP is running very low on space in the /var partition. How can the space be increased?

[[email protected] log]# du -h --max-depth=1 /var/Symantec

13G     /var/Symantec/DataLossPrevention

13G     /var/Symantec

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DLP 15.8 on RHEL 8.4

Environment

 Release: 15.8 - not version specific - Oracle 19c

Resolution

In this case, the /var partition is an lvm.
Since the /var is an lvm, you can add a drive and expand the /var partition to the new drive.

Adding the new drive and expanding the /var partition is not a Symantec function.
You can find numerous articles online to walk you through the process.

Here are two commands that can be used to determine if the /var partition is an lvm:

du -kx /var | sort -n

df -a