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increase /var on DG-UX box

Annelise Wilken
Regular Advisor

increase /var on DG-UX box

Hello,

We have the following server:

DG-UX R4.20MU06 and I need to increase /var - I haven't used DG-UX before but understand I need to use sysadm utility - my questions are:

1. Can I increase /var on the fly or do I have to take it down to single user mode?
2. How can I tell how much space I have left on my disks? I've looked through sysadm but I'm not DG-UX savvy - so haven't got a clue how to go about doing this ......
can anyone advise?

Many thanks!
2 REPLIES
Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: increase /var on DG-UX box

Is DG-UX HP-UX?

You can increase the size of the /var if you use LVM, offline and online.

Offline: without any special software or license.

Online: you need OnLineJFS.
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
Annelise Wilken
Regular Advisor

Re: increase /var on DG-UX box

I think I'm getting DG-UX confused with DEC - don't think it is HP-UX - guess I'll just have to have a play around and see if I can change it via the sysadm utility.

Many thanks for your assistance.