Mounted Volume reports a different total size than DO and lsblk

Some weeks ago I resize a volume from 200G to 400G, however, after mounting the volume df -h reports a different size compared to the output of lsblk:

root@nextcloud-ubuntu-22-10:~# mount -o discard,defaults,noatime /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-0DO_Volume_volume-nyc1-01 /mnt/volume_nyc1_01
root@nextcloud-ubuntu-22-10:~# lsblk
loop0     7:0    0  44.5M  1 loop /snap/certbot/2913
loop1     7:1    0 116.8M  1 loop /snap/core/14946
loop2     7:2    0  63.2M  1 loop /snap/core20/1623
loop4     7:4    0  53.2M  1 loop /snap/snapd/18933
loop5     7:5    0  49.8M  1 loop /snap/snapd/18596
loop6     7:6    0    73M  1 loop /snap/core22/607
loop7     7:7    0  63.3M  1 loop /snap/core20/1852
loop8     7:8    0   163M  1 loop /snap/lxd/24643
loop9     7:9    0 164.3M  1 loop /snap/lxd/24758
sda       8:0    0   400G  0 disk /mnt/volume_nyc1_01
vda     252:0    0    60G  0 disk 
├─vda1  252:1    0  59.9G  0 part /
├─vda14 252:14   0     4M  0 part 
└─vda15 252:15   0   106M  0 part /boot/efi
vdb     252:16   0   474K  1 disk 
root@nextcloud-ubuntu-22-10:~# df -h
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
tmpfs           795M  1.6M  794M   1% /run
/dev/vda1        58G  9.5G   49G  17% /
tmpfs           3.9G     0  3.9G   0% /dev/shm
tmpfs           5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
/dev/vda15      105M  6.1M   99M   6% /boot/efi
overlay          58G  9.5G   49G  17% /var/lib/docker/overlay2/1f39e60670311eb27761adb1e9e58082a3e22e3ad5c13f0fd720506efd9db8a5/merged
overlay          58G  9.5G   49G  17% /var/lib/docker/overlay2/5a81b10e3777a7388b0ce12dba4b404c3de4a44a6caf4f657a1cdf9a9bf04977/merged
overlay          58G  9.5G   49G  17% /var/lib/docker/overlay2/fb855e28ecb6c25b1975eeab2010dfb562912f3cf69af4b412b8080eb9844654/merged
overlay          58G  9.5G   49G  17% /var/lib/docker/overlay2/1fdf016c1a5552b946f3a02e624617b5a415ad587d9782c372ad5d66c35b040f/merged
overlay          58G  9.5G   49G  17% /var/lib/docker/overlay2/d17a4792dc72c43153bb8bc90c97fb15cae6b54a11e6e5e9085d1559fbaa06cc/merged
overlay          58G  9.5G   49G  17% /var/lib/docker/overlay2/a423edd6beaf2679c8ce19139121fa9f6f76f7884a34f3ce5b3edf312825a64c/merged
tmpfs           795M  4.0K  795M   1% /run/user/0
/dev/sda        149G   86G   56G  61% /mnt/volume_nyc1_01

Sadly, my Nextcloud instance reports lack of free space, which is not true since the volume has enough room. How can I fix this?

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Bobby Iliev
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April 20, 2023
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

Once you resize your block storage volume, you would also need to expand the filesystem in order to be able to use the new space.

You can do that by following the steps here:

Hope that this helps!



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