Extend disk space on OVA 3.0

I’m looking for a procedure to Extend disk space on Graylog 3.0 OVA installation, it’s he same procedure of the old version ? there is a new procedure ?

I don’t know what the old procedure was, but basically it’s a Linux system. So, basic Linux-within-VMWare procedures would apply.

This is the old procedure

•Stop all services to prevent disk access:

$ sudo graylog-ctl stop

•Check for the logical name of the new hard drive. Usually this is /dev/sdb:

$ sudo lshw -class disk

•Partition and format new disk:

$ sudo parted -a optimal /dev/sdb mklabel gpt

A reboot may be necessary at this point so that the updated GPT is being recognized by the operating system

sudo parted -a optimal -- /dev/sdb unit compact mkpart primary ext3 "1" "-1" sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb1

•Mount disk into temporary directory /mnt/tmp:

sudo mkdir /mnt/tmp sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/tmp

•Copy current data to new disk:

$ sudo cp -ax /var/opt/graylog/data/* /mnt/tmp/

•Compare both folders:

Output should be: Only in /mnt/tmp: lost+found

$ sudo diff -qr --suppress-common-lines /var/opt/graylog/data /mnt/tmp

•Delete old data:

$ sudo rm -rf /var/opt/graylog/data/*

•Mount new disk into /var/opt/graylog/data directory:

sudo umount /mnt/tmp sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /var/opt/graylog/data

•Make change permanent by adding an entry to /etc/fstab:

$ echo ‘/dev/sdb1 /var/opt/graylog/data ext4 defaults 0 0’ | sudo tee -a /etc/fstab

•Reboot virtual machine:

$ sudo shutdown -r now

I think that i need to change from /var/opt/graylog/data to /var/lib/graylog-server
This is true ?

Yeah, all of that is bog-standard Linux. That’ll work just fine, as long as you know what you’re doing.

I’m using this procedure successfully with version 2.4.6, the difference with version 3.0.0-12 results in configuration files that have different names and are in different folders

This is how I did it with the 3.0 OVA:
Stop the VM.
Extend the current disk in VMWare
Boot Gparted iso and extend the disk

Start VM @console:

sudo lvextend –l +100%FREE /dev/graylog-vg/root

expand filesystem:
sudo resize2fs /dev/graylog-vg/root


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