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/home partition is 90% full

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by thewebhosting, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. thewebhosting

    thewebhosting Well-Known Member

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    I have a question.

    My server's /home partition is 90% used. Now, I have purchased an additional hard drive. How can I start hosting new domains to this new drive?
     
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    thewebhosting Well-Known Member

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    I have found the solution. Please close this topic!
     
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    handsonhosting Well-Known Member

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    Rather than just closing it out, can you post the solution so the next user who stumbles upon your thread will know the answer too?
     
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    Taken from the Basic cPanel/WHM config

    So you would mount your new drive as /home2 or /usr/home2, et cetera (depending on what you have set in that option). The drive with the most free space available should be used for new account setups.
     
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    Exactly, account creation defaults to the partition with the most free space which contains the characters in the home directory prefix. Consequently, if /home2 has more free space then /home accounts will start being created on /home2.

    Let's say that /home2 fills up and for some reason /home now has more free space, accounts will then be created on /home instead. It just sort of reaches equilibrium :)

    Quite handy with really full servers.
     
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