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i can't connect to the server when the disk is full

I’ve reset the server’s password. When I enter the password, I need to enter a new password. But I can’t save the password because the SSD is full. What should I do before growing an SSD?


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Hello,

In certain cases, a disk resize fails to resize the Droplet’s partition or filesystem.

In such cases, you need to follow the steps described in the documentation here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/resize/#verifying-disk-resizes

In case that you still can not access the server, please reach out to our amazing support team who will be more than happy to assist you with your issue! :)

https://www.digitalocean.com/support/

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

although I have upgraded the 25gb disk to 50gb, it still shows the disk size as 99.99% when I log in to the server and states that the disk size is 25gb. Since I have reset the password, I am asked to enter a new password. It cannot save the new password because there is no space left on the disk. So I can’t login to the server. I need immediate backup.