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Partition Layout

Is there any way to change the partition layout of a hardware appliance?

/opt is usually filled to 90% or more
/opt/mwg/cache is usually filled less than 5% or less

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The alternate scheme (https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Resizing-the-partitions/ta-p/554184) doesn't make sense in our environment as it just changes the ratio from 700GB:40GB to 40GB:700GB.

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Christoph

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Re: Partition Layout

Hi,

Hope you are doing well.

One way is the one which you are aware and is mentioned in below link:-

https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Resizing-the-partitions/ta-p/554184

 

Second way is also mentioned below:-

 

/opt partition enlargement:-

 

The default size of the /opt partition on a Web Gateway appliance can be enlarged, which might prove useful when it comes to storing, for example, large temp files created during downloads.

 

A new option of the volume scheme wizard allows you to enlarge the partition to a default size of up to 100 GiB. The wizard is started using the mwg -cache -wizard command.

 

The enlargement can be configured on the appliances as follows:

 

  • Model B appliances
  • Model D appliances (except for 4500-D)
  • G9 blades
  • VMware and HyperV with disk sizes greater than 200 GiB

 

 

Please refer below link for MWG 7.7.2.7 release notes:-

 

https://kc.mcafee.com/resources/sites/MCAFEE/content/live/PRODUCT_DOCUMENTATION/27000/PD27387/en_US/...

 

 

Also please refer below link for more information on OPT partition:-

 

https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Configuring-File-System-Usage-Monitoring-for-o...

 

Look for Common causes, Preventative measures, and file locations  part in above link.  

 

Regards,          

Alok Sarda

 

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