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No space left on Expedition

L1 Bithead

Hello everyone.

I have already deployed an Expedition virtual machine using OVF file. The initial hardware settings were:


  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 8 vCPUS
  • 200 GBs of HDD

The main intention of this Expedition is to receive logs from one firewall in the next 30 days to analyze them all with Machine Learning after that period. I realized that it doesn't matter how many HDD I assign to this VM (from 100 GB and upper)  Expedition will always use 17.6 GB for gathering those logs, which limit my capacity to only 3 or 4 days of logs. How I can increase that HDD size without re-installing that VM? There has to be some commands I can use for this purpose.


df -h command output (100% used)

Expedition with no space 5.jpg

Logs file size decrease eventually

Expedition with no space 3.jpg

Firewall alert about no space left on Expedition

Expedition with no space 4.jpg

Expedition got full of logs after 4 or 5 days of collection

Expedition with no space 2.jpg


Your recommendations about how to solve this issue are welcome.

Thanks in advance.


L5 Sessionator

You may have given a HDD to the VM, but this new unit needs to be added to the filesystem as well.


We have some documentation related to expanding the filesystem in this forum, but it may not differ much from this link:


L1 Bithead

I was able to establish a procedure for implementing Expedition with customized HDD for logs purposes. If someone needs it, let me know.

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