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How to resize the Phoenix Backup Store (PBS) restore volume

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Overview

The default size of the restore volume is intentionally small, and will need to be increased to accommodate the database restore needs.

Prerequisite:

  • Ensure there is enough space on the VMware datastore

Procedure title

  1. Expand the volume on the PBS appliance. The default deployment size of this volume is 200 GB.
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  2. In this example we will resize the volume to 350 GB:
    2023-11-03 19_44_27-How to resize the Phoenix Backup Store restore volume - Google Docs.png
  3. To make the kernel aware, one can issue the following command as root.
    echo 1 > /sys/class/block/sdd/device/rescan
  4. Run the following commands to grow the volume:
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    growpart /dev/sdd 1
    resize2fs /dev/sdd1
  5. Verify the size of the volume using ‘df -h’.
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