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cpanel server diskspace full - need help urgently

Posted September 23, 2019 1.2k views
DigitalOcean

droplets in Digital Ocean is now experiencing diskspace 100% full - whm, ssh…etc is not working - tried to resize the droplet in DO but failed too
i can only login thru console. Would really appreciate if anyone could guide me step-by-step on how to go to user’s directory and delete some unimportant files/logs/tmp
I have very very minimal knowledge with linux command. thanks in advance

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Hello @damuz,

I’m going to setup a test droplet to see if I can reproduce the situation and determine why increasing the Droplet’s disk space isn’t working. I’ll provide another response shortly.

In the meantime, the following cPanel Knowledge Base article demonstrates how to clean up unmanaged log files on cPanel & WHM:

https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/CKB/How+to+Clean+Unmanaged+Log+Files

Thank you.

Hello @damuz,

I was able to successfully resize a cPanel & WHM Droplet using the instructions at:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/resize/#resizing-via-the-control-panel

Can you confirm if this works?

Thank you.

hi, i managed to resize the droplet after deleting some files and cleared up 100MB++ from the server. Server is up and running now. thanks much

if I need more diskspace but I dont really need computing power. Should I subscribe to Volume ?

then how do I move the users’ data to volume? is there a help article on this?

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