Troubleshooting Storage Issues in vRealize Operations
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Troubleshooting Storage Issues in vRealize Operations

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Article ID: 318408

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

Various storage related issues may arise in vRealize Operations.
To assist in troubleshooting, see the below list of the most common storage related articles.

Symptoms:
You may experience one or more the the below symptoms.
  • The vRealize Operations UI login page displays:
Data retriever is not initialized yet.
  • The vRealize Operations cluster is down.
  • The vRealize Operations Admin UI reports:
The Cluster was shut down because one node was out of disk space.
  • vRealize Operations shows the following alert(s):
    • Disk space on node is low   
    • Fsdb is running critically low on disk space
    • Fsdb is estimated to run out of disk space soon
  • Running the df -h command on the vRealize Operations nodes shows one or more files systems above 80% used.


Resolution

To verify which volume is out of space, run the df -h command on each vRealize Operations node.  See the Related Information section for more information.

/storage/db is out of space

  /storage/log is out of space

 / is out of space



Additional Information

Increase the size of the / partition: Increasing the size of the root partition in vRealize Operations (2149944)

To run the df -h command on a vRealize Operations node, follow the steps below.
  1. Log into the Primary node as root via SSH or Console, pressing ALT+F1 in a Console to log in.
  2. Run the following command:
df -h
  1. You will see output including the below volumes:
Filesystem             Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
...
/dev/sda4               16G  4.5G   11G  30% /

...
/dev/mapper/data-db    207G   25G  172G  13% /storage/db
/dev/mapper/data-core   20G  2.3G   17G  92% /storage/core
/dev/mapper/data-log    20G  7.5G   12G  41% /storage/log
...


Impact/Risks:
To avoid cluster stability issues, do NOT expand an existing disk.