This should work, I use it regularly. Just make sure you're not ssh'ed in
and 'in' /mnt/galaxyData or anything like that. There's not really another
way to do this that I'd recommend trying if you need the instance to
continue working for something tomorrow.
Let me know if you have any issues and I can help.
On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Iry Witham <iry.wit...@jax.org> wrote:
> Hi Team,
> I urgently need to resize the data partition on my galaxy cloudman
> instance without loosing anything. I notice that there a gui on the
> cloudman admin page that will allow me to increase it to 1000GB. If I use
> that will it restart all of the processes? I need to maintain this as a
> functional instance since it needs to be available for use tomorrow at 8:00
> AM and I do not have the time to rebuild it. The gui says it will create a
> snapshot. The following is what it says:
> "Expand Disk Space
> Through this form you may increase the disk space available to Galaxy. All
> of the cluster services (but not the cluster) WILL BE STOPPED until the new
> disk is ready, at which point they will all be restarted. This may result
> in Galaxy jobs that are currently running to fail. Note that the new disk
> size must be larger than the current disk size.
> During this process, a snapshot of your data volume will be created,
> which can optionally be left in your account. If you decide to leave the
> snapshot for reference, you may also provide a brief note that will later
> be visible in the snapshot's description. New Disk Size (minimum 100GB,
> maximum 1000GB):
> Note (optional):
> or delete the created snapshot after filesystem resizing? If checked,
> the created snapshot will not be kept"
> What is the likelihood that this will be successful? Has anyone
> utilized it? Is there another way to resize the /mnt/galaxyData/
> and /mnt/galaxyIndices partitions that will allow me to do what I need to?
> Iry Witham
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