Bug ID 1011877: Resizing partitions after upgrading

Last Modified: Sep 23, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IQ Platform(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:

Opened: Apr 16, 2021

Severity: 3-Major


Unable to increase the /var partitions after upgrading to BIG-IQ version 8.0.0.


Unable to resize the /var partition with resizevol tool.


1) Create a virtual server of BIG-IQ 7.1.x 2) Increase the /var partition size 3) Upgrade BIG-IQ to version 8.0.0 2) Try running the resizevol script as resizevol /var 272218920


If you have already upgraded, you can resize the /var partition after the upgrade completes and BIG-IQ reboots using the command similar to: lvresize -rL 10G /dev/vg-db-sda/set.2._var

Fix Information

The resizevol tool script is now included starting in BIG-IQ version

Behavior Change

You can now resize the /var partitions with the resizevol tool using a command similar to lvresize -rL 10G /dev/vg-db-sda/set.2._var. When you run this command, BIG-IQ resizes the partition as specified.

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