[Skunkworks] Pfsense management

geoffrey gitagia ggitagia at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 10:11:56 EAT 2013


Thanks Wash
   i think its the way the pfsense partitioned the drive , but let me try
the above ideas as i dig in as to what the root cause is..i am very bad
with linux ...


On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 9:55 AM, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi GG,
>
> Isn't 30GB more than enough for pfSense? I suggest you find what is
> filling your disk. Perhaps it's a log file which is growing
> uncontrollably and all you need to do is to put in place a rotate
> policy which ensures you still get the data you desire from the log.
>
> Try something like
>
> du -hc / | grep '^[0-9]*M' | sort -r | less
>
> See which directory has the largest size and figure out what is causing it.
>
> Or better still, see if you just have some large files, perhaps >
> 100MB (You can play with the size factor)
>
> find / -size +100M -exec ls -lh {} \; | sort | more
>
> You are better placed finding the cause of the problem than feeding it
> more space.
>
>
>
>
>
> On 12 August 2013 08:29, geoffrey gitagia <ggitagia at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Listers/Skunks
> >    i have a pfsense running on hyper V , i have it working superbly , but
> > due to some VHD limitations i can only do 30GB fixed size VHD which i
> have
> > created and attached to the virtual and the pfsense can detect it
> >
> > My problems is
> >
> > 1. pfsense is indicating the hard drive is full which i surely doubt
> since
> > its been running barely 3 weeks , and now none of the services are
> running
> > due to this , i suspect the default partitionc
> >
> > 2. how can i use the second vhd to store logs for historical reporting
> >
> >
> > --
> > GG
> >
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