I want to add additional second hard disk ( /home2 )

Feb 9, 2017
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Hello,


I have dedicated server use cpanel

my disk space used 90 %

A request from the company to add an additional hard disk 1 TB

I want configuration and mount the additional drive as "/home2"


[[email protected] ~]# lsblk

NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT

loop0 7:0 0 4G 0 loop /home/virtfs/elmoe/var/tmp

nvme0n1 259:0 0 953.9G 0 disk

nvme1n1 259:5 0 477G 0 disk

âânvme1n1p1 259:6 0 32G 0 part

â ââmd0 9:0 0 32G 0 raid1 [SWAP]

âânvme1n1p2 259:7 0 1G 0 part

â ââmd1 9:1 0 1022M 0 raid1 /boot

âânvme1n1p3 259:8 0 444G 0 part

ââmd2 9:2 0 443.8G 0 raid1 /

nvme2n1 259:1 0 477G 0 disk

âânvme2n1p1 259:2 0 32G 0 part

â ââmd0 9:0 0 32G 0 raid1 [SWAP]

âânvme2n1p2 259:3 0 1G 0 part

â ââmd1 9:1 0 1022M 0 raid1 /boot

âânvme2n1p3 259:4 0 444G 0 part

ââmd2 9:2 0 443.8G 0 raid1 /


I want proper steps without affecting the old hard disk
 

cPRex

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Hey there! cPanel doesn't manage the disks on the machine, so you'd need to work with the provider and operating system tools to get that added. Once the disk is properly added and recognized by the operating system, you'll be able to create additional accounts on /home2 for your cPanel users.