Re: Monitor file system free space
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> I had a problem with my (small) disk filling up and crashing my mail
> server. So, I wrote a simple perl script to take the output of 'df -h'
> and look for a % full that is greater than 97% and send me an e-mail if
> the % is greater than 97. I run the script daily from crontab. It works
> Yesterday I downloaded an iso image (which brought the file system fill
> from 93% to 100% so that the mail server could not send me the e-mail
> warning. Is there another way to approach this problem (a different
> tool?)so that I can be notified BEFORE the file system is too full?
If your mail server is important ( ;-) ), put your mails and/or all of
/var on a separate partition, maybe with quotas.
Do the same for /home.
Three nations have not officially adopted the International System
of Units as their primary or sole system of measurement: Burma,
Liberia, and the United States.
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