Useful “How to” from Pivotal.io

Running out of room on your root VCSA (VMware Vcenter Appliance) VM?  Virtual center update’s failing?  One of the things I’ve noticed is – as your supplying the ISO to your VCenter to perform an update – the first thing the UI does is copy the ISO to the root folder.  If your tight on space you make have an issue, or the update may fail.  My new rule of thumb is, if you don’t have 4GB of space free on root, you need to extend.  Check this out..  Good walk through:

https://content.pivotal.io/blog/increasing-the-size-of-a-vcsa-root-filesystem

This article walks you through :

  1. Extending VMDK/Hard disk 1
  2. Increasing the size of the root partition
  3. Re-Creating the root file systems partition
  4. Resize the file system

Some tips:
VCenter/PSC Admin port : https://FQDN:5480
(Login as root)

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